Shaye Firer was born in Cape Town, South Africa, and raised in Vancouver, Canada. She received her early training at the Royal Winnipeg Ballet School and attended various intensive programs such as The National Ballet of Canada, Alberta Ballet, Kaatsbaan International Dance Centre, Houston Ballet’s Ben Stevenson Academy, and Ellison Ballet. Shaye joined the inaugural class of ARB/Princeton Ballet School’s Trainee program and has since performed company roles in The Nutcracker, Our Town and Glazunov Variations, as well as the lead role of Swanhilda in Princeton Ballet School’s Coppélia. Shaye has received choreographic awards from the Royal Winnipeg Ballet School and was chosen as one of ﬁve choreographers in Houston Ballet Academy’s collaboration with the American Festival for the Arts. This is Shaye’s first season with ARB.
Shaye Firer was born in Cape Town, South Africa, and immigrated to Vancouver, Canada when she was ﬁve years old.