Jennifer Watembach. Photo by Karolina Kuras.
Born: Sacramento, California
Trained: The Sacramento Ballet School and San Francisco Ballet School
Corps de Ballet since: 2019
Five Things to Know
- Jennifer was born and raised in California where she attended the Sacramento Ballet School and San Francisco Ballet School. She joined The National Ballet of Canada as an RBC Apprentice in 2018.
- In 2019, she made her onstage debut as a Corps de Ballet member with the National Ballet in Frederick Ashton’s beloved ballet The Dream.
- Christopher Wheeldon’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland is one of her favourite ballets and Jennifer had the opportunity to perform in it in 2019.
- Her repertoire includes The Sleeping Beauty, Giselle, Romeo and Juliet, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Anna Karenina, The Dream, Paquita, Angels’ Atlas and Piano Concerto #1, among other works.
- Jennifer took up slacklining during the COVID-19 pandemic, which is similar to walking a tightrope, only on a flat line of webbing.