Jaimi Cullen

Born in Rochester, NY, Jaimi trained at the Draper Center for Dance Education, followed by Ellison Ballet Professional Training Program in New York City. After placing in the Top 12 at the Youth America Grand Prix Finals in 2011, she was offered a contract with Tulsa Ballet II. After one season, she was promoted to the main company and rose through the ranks before being promoted to Principal in 2023. Jaimi’s repertoire includes performing the title role in Carmen (Kenneth Tindall), Odette in Swan Lake (staged by Marcello Angelini), the title role in Cinderella (Andrew McNicol), The Sugar Plum Fairy in The Nutcracker (Ma Cong & Val Caniparoli), and the lead role of Rosalia in Vendetta, A Mafia Story (Annabelle Lopez Ochoa). She has danced in many works by world renowned choreographers such as Wayne McGregor, Jiří Kylián, Nacho Duato, Jerome Robbins, George Balanchine, Christopher Wheeldon, John Cranko, Alexander Ekman, Derek Deane, Edwaard Liang, and many more.