aubrey clayton

Growing up in Cullman, Alabama, Aubrey began her dance training at the Alabama School of Fine Arts. She also received her earlier training under the instruction of Natalya Getman and Andrei Bossov, at the Bossov Ballet Theatre School, in Pittsfield, Maine. She traveled with Bossov Ballet to St.Petersburg, Russia to perform at the 2009 International Ballet Festival.

 In 2010, Aubrey began her professional career as a Nashville Ballet trainee and was elevated to a company apprentice in 2015. Under the direction of Paul Vasterling, Aubrey enjoyed performing in the following works: Carmina Burana, Peter Pan, Romeo & Juliet, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Swan Lake, role of Spanish in The Nutcracker, Seasons, and Something Wicked. While at Nashville Ballet, she had the opportunity to work with choreographers including Gina Patterson, Banning Bouldin, and resident choreographer, Christopher Stuart. In 2017, Aubrey performed at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. where the Nashville Ballet made its debut appearance performing The Ben Folds Project as a part of the Ballet Across America series.

Most recently Aubrey has danced as a company member with Ballet Quad Cities. During the 2016-2018 seasons, her highlighted performances included the lead role of Sugar Plum Fairy and Rat Queen in the Nutcracker, the Mad Hatter in BQC’s debut performance of Alice in Wonderland, and Lucy in Deanna Carter’s Dracula. When Aubrey is not dancing, she enjoys teaching at the Belleville School of Ballet, Dynamic Edge, and Vitality Ballet. Aubrey is excited to begin her first season with MADCO 2!