Artistic Director of the Eglevsky Ballet and on faculty at Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet, Berdo is a former Boston Ballet principal dancer. He also danced with Ballet Austin, Louisville Ballet, and Cincinnati Ballet. As a principal dancer, he danced ballets by Cranko, McMillan, Balanchine, Bournonville, Hynd, and Stevenson, and excelled in contemporary works by Tharp, Taylor, Feld, Butler, and York. He is honored to be the first in the United States to perform the lead role in Cranko's Eugene Onegin. Berdo began his choreographic career in 1993 and his works include Sanctuary Bass Elements, Concertante, Snow White, Peter Pan, and Carnival of the Animals. He has staged The Nutcracker for the Eglevsky Ballet and Swan Lake for Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet. Formerly, Berdo was on faculty at Boston Conservatory and Harvard University, and often teaches in the United States and Europe for ballet companies, summer intensives, and colleges.
Ballet Program Artist Faculty • 2013