Joined KCB in 2010

Tempe Ostergren studied on full scholarship at The School of American Ballet in New York City. After graduating, she went on to join the Pacific Northwest Ballet in Seattle where she danced numerous solo and principal roles. Among some of her favorites were Sugar Plum in Stowell’s Nutcracker, Balanchine’s Divertimento #15, Martin’s Fearful Symmetries, Stowell’s Quaternary, and Caniparoli’s Torque.  She then joined Boston Ballet where some of  her repertoire included Dew Drop and Snow Queen in The Nutcracker, Stepsister in Kudelka’s Cinderella, Effy in La Sylphide, Jumping Girl in Balanchine’s Who Cares?, Wheeldon’s Polyphonia, soloist ballerina in Tharp’s In the Upper Room, Kylian’s Falling Angels and Six Dances as well as numerous roles in the classics such as pas de trois in Swan Lake and Sleeping Beauty, and Amour in Don Quioxte.  With Kansas City Ballet, Ms. Ostergren was thrilled to perform the title role in Giselle, Odette/Odille in Swan Lake, Sugar Plum Fairy in The Nutcracker, Titania in Whitener’s A Midsummer Night’s DreamAllegro Brilliante, Mina in Michael Pink’s Dracula, and Waltz Girl in Serenade.

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