Joined KCB in 2016

James Kirby Rogers started his ballet training at the age of 9 at the Academy of Ballet in San Francisco, under the directorship of Richard Gibson and Zory Karah. He then continued his training at The University of North Carolina School of the Arts under Susan Jaffe, Jared Redick and Mikhail Tchoupakov. Finally completing his training with Houston Ballet II under Claudio Munoz and Sabrina Lenzi. In 2015, James was a finalist at YAGP New York where he danced the Prince Siegfried Black Swan Variation from Swan Lake. As a student James has danced numerous principal roles including the lead in Allegro Brillante by George Balanchine, and the Father in John Neumeier’s Yondering.

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