Joined KCB in 2012

Taryn Mejia was born in Kansas City, Missouri and began her training at the age of 3. From age 11 on, she continued her training on full scholarship at the Kansas City Ballet School and the School of American Ballet, performing Waltz Girl in Serenade for the SAB workshop. After a short 3 month apprenticeship with New York City Ballet, Ms. Mejia was given her Corps de Ballet contract, performing numerous Balanchine and Robbins ballets including, Stars and Stripes, Jewels, Symphony in Three Movements, West Side Story Suite, and The Cage. She also originated roles for Christopher Wheeldon and Susan Stroman. Ms. Mejia is in her 7th season with the company and has been featured in numerous parts in The Nutcracker, Alice (in wonderland), The Four Temperments, The Sleeping Beauty, Petite Mort, Wendy in Peter Pan, Titania in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, the Lead Woman in James Kudleka’s The Man in Black and the Principal girl in Theme and Variations and Diamonds. 

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