Brittney Feit was born in New York City, where she trained at the Ellison Ballet Professional Training Program. Upon graduation in 2010, she joined Tulsa Ballet II and was soon promoted to the main company. She has performed various principal and soloist roles like Marie in Marcello Angelini’s The Nutcracker and the “Somethin’ Stupid” duet in Twyla Tharp’s Nine Sinatra Songs. During her time in the company, Brittney performed works by William Forsythe, John Cranko, George Balanchine, Sir Kenneth MacMillan, Paul Taylor, Christopher Wheeldon, Val Caniparoli, Jorma Elo, Ma Cong, Edwaard Liaang, and Ronald Hynd.
In 2014, Brittney retired from the company to pursue a Bachelor’s Degree in Creative Writing at Columbia University. During her studies, she continued to perform and began teaching and choreographing for various ballet schools and commissioned projects. Before graduating with honors in 2018, Brittney was a published dance writer in publications such as The Village Voice and assisted dance writing and performance theory courses at Hollins University’s Dance MFA program. She is excited to share her knowledge of ballet and her passion for learning with the next generation of dancers at TBCDE.