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Amanda Lane Evans

Amanda Evans is a dancer and choreographer from Copper Canyon, Texas. Currently, Amanda Evans is dancing in Charleston, South Carolina with Ballet Evolution and teaching students of all ages at Ballet Academy of Charleston, Dance Academy of Charleston and Charleston Dance Institute.

Amanda has been dancing for twenty years and has had the opportunity to train, perform and compete across the United States and abroad. She had her primary training at The Ballet Conservatory in Lewisville, Texas and was a member of Lakecities Ballet Theatre from 2009-2014. She has also attended summer programs including American Ballet Theatre in New York City, Boston Ballet and Centre de Dansa de Catalunya in Barcelona, Spain.

Amanda graduated from The University of Oklahoma Weitzenhoeffer Family College of Fine Arts as a Ballet Performance major with a minor in Nonprofit Organizational Studies in May of 2018. While pursuing her education at the University of Oklahoma, she trained and performed with both Oklahoma Festival Ballet and Contemporary Dance Oklahoma. During her time at The University of Oklahoma, Amanda received several honors including the Miguel Terekhov Ballet Choreography Award, the Juli Busken Memorial Scholarship, the Ballet Ovation Award for Excellence in Performance and the Yvonne Chateau Award for Outstanding Devotion to the Arts.

Amanda aspires to dance and choreograph throughout her life and share her passion for dance with her community.


Amanda’s work as a choreographer has been selected for The Young Choreographers Showcase at The University of Oklahoma 2016-2018. Her piece ‘Catalyst’ was awarded the Miguel Terekhov Ballet Choreography Award and Scholarship in 2016. Additionally, Amanda has been commissioned to choreograph for Intensity Dance Company in Lewisville, Texas 2015-2016 and was invited to choreograph a piece for the Medieval Fair in Norman, Oklahoma.
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The University of Oklahoma

‘Opaque, Unfazed’
choreographed by Trey McIntyre, 2017

‘Swan Lake’
(Tall Swans and Swan Corps) choreographed by Lev Ivanov, 2017

(third soloist) choreographed by Michael Bearden, 2017

choreographed by Austin Hartel (performed in Barcelona, Spain) 2017

‘In the Garden’
choreographed by Clara Stanley, Ilya Kozadayev and Mary Margaret Holt, 2017

‘Eugene Onegin’
choreographed for the opera by Jeremy Lindberg, 2016

‘Spectre de La Rose’
(The Rose) reimagined by Ilya Kozadayev 2016

‘The Firebird’
(Tsarevna and Demon) choreographed by Miguel Terekhov 2016

‘Carmina Burana’
(Demon) choreographed by Miguel Terekhov and Mary Margaret Holt, 2016

‘The Nutcracker’
(Arabian Lead, Spanish, Marzipan, Snow Corps, Party Parent) 2015

‘La Bayadere’
(Kingdom of the Shades) 2014

Lakecities Ballet Theatre

‘Le Corsaire’
Grande Pas de Deux choreographed by Marius Petipa 2014

‘Appalachian Spring’
choreographed by Alan Kinzie 2013

‘Concerto Barocco’
choreographed by George Balanchine 2012

choreographed by Alan Kinzie (Youth American Grande Prix Finalist) 2012

choreographed by George Balanchine 2010

‘Le Ballet de Dracula’
choreographed by Kelly Lannin 2007-2014

‘The Nutcracker’
(Snow Queen, Dew Drop, Spanish, Marzipan, Waltz Demi-soloist, Waltz Corps, Snow Corps, Clara, and more) choreographed by Kelly Lannin 2002-2014