Steven Hyde began his dance training at Ballet Florida under the artistic direction of
Marie Hale in 1980. Steven was invited by Artistic Director Arnold Spohr to join the
Royal Winnipeg Ballet in 1983 as a member of the corps de ballet and quickly rose
to the position of Principal dancer in 1987. In 1988 Steven was invited by Evelyn Hart
to perform at the International Ballet Competition in Tokyo Japan. In 1990 he received
the attention of the international ballet world as he partnered Laura Graham at the 14th
International Competition in Varna, Bulgaria. Although not an official competitor,
Steven nonetheless was awarded the certificate for "Excellence in Partnering."
Mr. Hyde danced with the American Ballet Theatre from 1993-96, dancing many soloist and principal roles partnering Paloma Herrera, Amanda McKerrow, Julie Kent and Christina Fagundes.
In January 2000, Steven retired from dancing and joined New England Ballet Company as Ballet Master/Associate Director. Steven has also served on the faculty of the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School of American Ballet Theatre in 2003-04. He has taught and choreographed for American Ballet Theatre's Summer Intensive Program in Alabama from 2000-2003 and at Kaatsbaan's International Dance Centers Summer Intensive Program from 2004-2007 and American Ballet Intensives 2005-2007. Steven has guest taught at Cornell University, Ithaca College in Ithaca, NY and at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, NY. In October 2006 Steven was appointed the Assistant Director of the Classical Contemporary Dance Department at the Orange County High School of the Arts in Santa Ana, CA.
* ABI is not affiliated with American Ballet Theatre or ABT Summer Intensives