Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Mr. Auble-Branigan began his ballet under William DeGregory of the Pennsylvania Ballet. He received his pre-professional training on scholarship from The San Francisco Ballet School, The School at Jacob’s Pillow, The Juilliard School, The Rock School for Dance Education, Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet, Barbara Sandonato School of Ballet, and Metropolitan Ballet Academy. Recently, while attending the ballet program at Jacob’s Pillow he was awarded the Jacob’s Pillow Professional Advancement Award in Dance. In 2010, performed for Vice President Joe Biden in Wilmington Ballet’s The Nutcracker. Mr. Auble-Branigan has performed as a guest artist on the east and west coast in numerous ballets, including George Balanchine’s Valse Fantaisie, August Bournonville’s Flower Festival in Genzano, Helgi Tomasson’s The Nutcracker, Michael Corder’s April England, and Marius Petipa’s Bluebird pas de deux from The Sleeping Beauty. He is currently a university student with a major in Psychology and a concentration in Physical Therapy.