Jonathan Teague Applegate

Jonathan Teague Applegate was born in Modesto, California. He began his training at Juline School of Dance at the age of seven. At sixteen, he was accepted into the San Francisco Ballet School and spent a year in the school before spending two years in the trainee program under the direction of Patrick Armand and Pascal Molat. After concluding his training, he was offered an apprentice contract with the San Francisco Ballet under the direction of Helgi Tomasson. Teague spent one year there dancing in full length classics, including Swan Lake and Don Quixote, as well as working with world renowned choreographers such as Alexei Ratmansky and Yuri Posshokov. He then joined TBII where he performed in works such as Melodia, Tchaikovsky: The Man Behind the Music (Ma Cong), and Cacti (Alexander Ekman). After being promoted to apprentice the following season, four months later Teague was promoted to Corps de Ballet after performing soloist roles in Only the Lonely (Adam Hougland) and Ballyhoo (Penny Saunders), as well as featured roles in Don Quixote (Anna-Marie Holmes). Teague was then promoted to Demi-Soloist in March, having danced the role of Mercutio in Edwaard Liang’s Romeo and Juliet.