Ms. Vendt, originally from Dallas, Texas, began her pre-professional ballet training at Lisa Slagle’s Ballet Academy of Texas. She joined Cincinnati Ballet as a Trainee in 2012 where she performed roles with the company in Septime Webre’s Alice (in Wonderland) and Victoria Morgan’s Romeo and Juliet. Ms. Vendt was a part of Ballet Austin II from 2013-2015 where she danced in George Balanchine’s Agon and Nick Kepley’s Season of Innocence. Joining Oklahoma City Ballet as a Corp de Ballet member in 2015, Ms. Vendt has since performed in many ballets, including featured positions like the Kissing Girl in Agnes DeMille’s Rodeo and as the Russian Girl in George Balanchine’s Serenade. She has most recently been in the Pas de Trois in Robert Mills’ Swan Lake, and performed Helen Pickett’s Petal.