Joined KCB in 2022
Gwen Vandenhoeck is from Brooklyn, New York. She trained at Ballet Academy East where she studied under Darla Hoover. In 2020, she joined the Professional Division at Pacific Northwest Ballet where she trained under Peter Boal. Her summer training includes Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet, San Francisco Ballet, Pacific Northwest Ballet and Royal Danish Ballet. Recently she had the opportunity to perform George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker, Kent Stowell’s Swan Lake as well as Balanchine’s Walpurgisnacht, Elegie and Donizetti Variations. She also had the pleasure of being in multiple pieces choreographed by PNB company members. This is Gwen’s first season with Kansas City Ballet.