Rory Hohenstein was born in Washington, D.C. At age six he began dancing jazz, tap and modern. At 12 he began training at the Kirov Academy of Ballet in D.C. In his senior year of high school, he joined Le Jeune Ballet de France in Paris, while completing his studies overseas. In July of 2000, Rory joined the San Francisco Ballet as a member of the corps and was promoted to a soloist in 2006. In 2008, he moved to New York City, joining choreographer Christopher Wheeldon’s new company, Morphoses. As a member of Morphoses, he performed in their home season and toured with the company to Sadler Wells London and the Sydney Festival in Australia. Rory spent 2010 as a freelance dancer working on several projects with different companies, most recently finishing a season with the Lar Lubovitch Dance Company. Rory has had the pleasure of working with many esteemed choreographers including Helgi Tomasson, Wayne McGregor, Mark Morris, Christopher Wheeldon, Lar Lubovitch, Alexi Ratmansky, Val Caniparoli, William Forsythe, Jorma Elo and Wade Robson, from T.V.'s "So You Think You Can Dance." This is Rory’s first season with The Joffrey Ballet.
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