Andrew Bartee is from Everett, Washington. He studied on scholarship at the Pacific Northwest Ballet School in Seattle, WA and attended summer courses at the School of American Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, and the Pacific Northwest Ballet School. He was also the first recipient of the Fleming Halby exchange with the Royal Danish Ballet, a 2007 Princess Grace Award and was one of Dance Magazine’s “25 to Watch” in 2015. From 2008–2014, Andrew danced with Pacific Northwest Ballet while also performing frequently with Whim W’Him and Kate Wallich + The YC. In 2014, he joined Ballet BC and is currently the Artist in Residence for the 17/18 season.
In addition to performing, Andrew has had the opportunity to create his own dances for Pacific Northwest Ballet, PNB School, Grand Rapids Ballet Company, Whim W’Him, Wolf Trap Center for the Performing Arts, Velocity Dance Center, Seattle International Dance Festival, CHOP Shop, Arts Umbrella, and Dances for a Small Stage.