Deanna Pearson

Boston, MA

Joined Boston Ballet in 2021


Deanna Pearson graduated from the Akhmedova Ballet Academy in Washington D.C. in 2013 and joined the Staatsballett Berlin under the direction of Vladimir Malakhov the same year. In 2014, Pearson won the Silver Medal in the Senior Classical Category at the Istanbul International Ballet Competition. She then accepted a position with Houston Ballet, where she performed on tours to Detroit and Canada. Pearson joined Florida’s Sarasota Ballet for two seasons before returning to Europe to join the Teatrul de Balet Sibiu, Romania in 2017. Pearson danced a variety of corps de ballet, soloist and principal roles and toured with the company through Romania and to South Korea, Italy, and Luxembourg.

Pearson’s repertoire includes Sir Frederick Ashton’s Two Pigeons, George Balanchine’s Jewels and Stars and Stripes, Patrice Bart’s Swan Lake, Martin Chaix’s Parlez Moi Mon Amour, John Cranko’s Onegin and The Taming of the Shrew, Aleisha Gardner’s Four Seasons, Ricardo Graziano’s En Las Calles de Murcia, Harald Lander’s Etudes, Kenneth MacMillan’s Concerto, Marius Petipa’s GiselleLa BayadèreThe Sleeping BeautyThe TalismanLe Corsaire, and The Nutcracker, and Stanton Welch’s La Bayadère.

Pearson joined Boston Ballet as an artist of the Company in 2021.