Jonathan Davidsson

Houston Ballet, National Ballet Of Canada, Rochester City Ballet, Estonia National Ballet

Jonathan Davidsson trained at the Royal Swedish Ballet School (1999–2000) before relocating to Rochester, New York, completing his training at Draper Center (2001–2004) and the Kirov Academy of Ballet (2005) on scholarship.

He was a member of the Houston Ballet (2006–2010), where he danced several lead roles like the Prince (Prokofiev’s “Cinderella”, the Prince and “Trepak” soloist (Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker”), soloist roles in Bournonville’s “La Sylphide”, Kylian’s “Petite Mort”, Wheeldon’s “Carousel” and Houston Ballet’s artistic director Stanton Welch’s “Falling”, “Four Seasons”, “Clear” and “Brigade”. Additional roles with Houston Ballet include Tchaikovsky’s “Swan Lake”, Welch’s “Nosotros”, “Marie Antoinette”, “Dolls House”, “Velocity”, “Gershwin Glam”, “Madame Butterfly”, “Carmina Burana”, Stevenson’s “Don Quixote”, “Coppélia”, “Dracula”, Hynd’s “Merry Widow”, Kudelka’s “Little Dancer”, Balanchine’s “Serenade” and Wheeldon’s “Carnival of the Animals”.

During his time with the Rochester City Ballet (2011–2012), he performed Don José in Ellison’s “Carmen”, the Snow King and Prince in “The Nutcracker”, the Prince in “Cinderella” and the lead role of Tim Draper in Leverett’s “Pedestal”.

For the 2012/2013 season, Davidsson joined the National Ballet of Canada and performed soloist roles in Neumeier’s “Nijinsky” and danced in Wheeldon’s “Alice in Wonderland”, Kudelka’s “Swan Lake” and “4 Seasons”, and Ratmansky’s “Romeo and Juliet”. With Estonian National Ballet, he has performed Benno in Tiit Härm's "Swan Lake", Hunter in Harangozos "Snow White", "Trois Gnossiennes" pas de deux by Hans Van Manen, "Symbiont(s)" by Wayne Mcgregor, "Russian" in Nutcracker, and demi-soloist couples in "Petrushka" by Mai Murdmaa.

Jonathan Davidsson performed at the finals and Gala of the 2012 Helsinki International Ballet Competition, was a competitor in the 2006 USA International Ballet Competition and won a full scholarship to the Royal Ballet School in London while competing at the 2004 Youth America Grand Prix. In 2005, he was invited to be the only American to perform at the International Ballet Festival Trujillo in Peru.

Along with his brother Gabriel and Stayce Camparo of Augsburg Ballet, Jonathan choreographs and performs their original choreography to their father’s music; they have performed their work in South Korea, the US, Sweden and Denmark. Mr. Davidsson recently completed his associate’s degree at Monroe Community College and is continuing his Bachelors degree in Liberal Arts at Harvard University Extension School.