Victoria Bearden began her training with the Houston Ballet prior to joining Ballet West in 1999. Mrs. Bearden rose to the rank of Demi-Soloist and retired from Ballet West in 2010.
Victoria’s performance highlights included lead roles as Cio Cio San in Stanton Welch’s Madame Butterfly, Constance in Andre Provosky’s The Three Musketeers, Cinderella in Ben Stevenson’s Cinderella, Aurora in The Sleeping Beauty, and the Sugar Plum Fairy in The Nutcracker. Her other featured roles include the pas de deux in Antony Tudor’s The Leaves are Fading, Tie Girl in Sir Christopher Bruce’s Ghost Dances, and as one of the Two Girls in Les Biches. Victoria has had the privilege of performing at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., at the Joyce Theater in New York City and in the Edinburgh Festival in Scotland.
Victoria has served as a faculty member at Ballet West Academy as well as an adjunct faculty member in the University of Utah’s Ballet Department. Victoria lives in Norman, OK with her husband and two children. She enjoys gardening and spending time outside with her family.