Associate Director of Ballet West II | Principal Faculty
Peggy Dolkas trained under Sheila Humphreys and graduated from the National Ballet School in Toronto, Canada, earning the Peter Dwyer Scholarship award and the Christopher Ondaatjie Ballet Prize. She joined Ballet West in 2003 under the direction of Jonas Kåge and was promoted to Soloist in 2005. Ms. Dolkas’ principal roles include Aurora, Giselle, Odette/Odile, and Juliet. Dolkas was Ballet Mistress for Nevada Ballet Theatre from 2013 to 2015. She co-choreographed The Little Mermaid (2012), and Aladdin (2013) and Beauty and the Beast (2016) with Pamela Robinson-Harris for Ballet West’s Family Series. Peggy joined Ballet West Artistic Staff in July of 2015.