Courtney Kramer is originally from Crystal Lake, Illinois, where she received her formal training with Judith Svalander. In 2003, she graduated from the University of Arizona with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance. After completing the Nancy Einhorn Milwaukee Ballet II Program, Ms. Kramer joined the Company in 2005, where she was honored to perform in the world premiere of Michael Pink’s Little Dancer Aged Fourteen at Milwaukee Art Museum. Ms. Kramer has also enjoyed performing featured roles in Jerome Robbins’ Fancy Free, George Balanchine’s Agon, Dawn variation in Coppèlia, Clara and The Snow Queen in Michael Pink’s The Nutcracker, Red Girl in Celts, and Tiger Lily in Michael Pink’s Peter Pan. She also enjoyed dancing in many classical and contemporary roles by Michael Pink, Mauro de Candia, Val Caniparoli, Maurice Causey, Alejandro Cerrudo, Brock Clawson, Trey McIntyre, Matthew Neenan, Timothy O’Donnell, Lila York and many more. This summer, she is excited to begin her MFA candidacy at UWM.