Joined KCB in 2017, +1 Year – Second Company
Cameron Thomas began his dance training in his hometown of Rochester, NY. In 2013, he began performing regularly with the Rochester City Ballet. In 2015, Mr. Thomas received a full scholarship to attend the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School at American Ballet Theatre. He then joined Kansas City Ballet II for the 2016-2017 season and was promoted to the company the following season. Now in his eighth season with Kansas City Ballet, Mr. Thomas has performed soloist and principal roles in Jiří Kylián’s Petite Mort, Alexander Ekman’s Cacti, Mark Morris’ Sandpaper Ballet, William Forsythe’s In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated, Septime Webre’s The Wizard of Oz, Michael Pink’s Dracula, Lila York’s Celts, Val Caniparoli’s Lady of the Camellias, and Devon Carney’s Cinderella, Giselle, Swan Lake and The Nutcracker. As a choreographer, Mr. Thomas has created work for Kansas City Ballet, Kansas City Ballet II, and Creative Intersections.
In addition to being a dancer, Mr. Thomas is a ballet pianist and has accompanied for the Kansas City Ballet School, Oklahoma City Ballet School, Williams Henry Contemporary Dance, and the Worldwide Ballet Zoom classes.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, Mr. Thomas co-founded Creative Intersections, an outdoor performance project, with James Kirby Rogers to bring live dance back in a time when theaters were shut down. Creative Intersections partnered with Owen Cox Dance Group to present outdoor programs directed by Mr. Thomas every summer, 2020-2023.