Patrick Kilbane is from Bainbridge Island, Washington. He discovered dance at age 14 and studied on full scholarship at San Francisco Ballet School. He continued his training at the School of American Ballet, Pacific Northwest Ballet, and with Suzanne Farrell at the Kennedy Center. Patrick has worked with Oregon Ballet Theater and Sarah Slipper’s NW Dance Project in Portland as a performer, teacher, and choreographer. He most recently appeared on Seattle stages as a freelance artist and with Whim W’Him where he danced original roles in new works by many contemporary dance-makers. Patrick is thrilled to be embarking on his first season with the amazing artists of Ballet BC.