Nathaniel Tyson is originally from Valley Forge, PA. He began his formal ballet training in 2014 at the Greater York Center for Dance Education in York, PA. In 2016 he was accepted, on both talent and academic scholarship, to Butler University’s dance department. Currently, he is a senior at Butler, studying Dance-Pedagogy. During his time at Butler he has performed in Corps de Ballet and Soloist roles in The Nutcracker, Giselle, Cinderella, and The Sleeping Beauty. He has also performed new works set by Cynthia Pratt and Susan McGuire. In 2018, Tyson toured Eastern Europe with Butler Ballet, where he both trained and performed in Poland, The Slovak Republic, and the Czech Republic. In addition to training at Butler, he has also been a guest artist with Ballet Theatre of Indiana, Expressenz Dance Center, and the Butler Ballet Summer Intensive performances. Nathaniel is a DK Apprentice for summer 2019.