David Hallberg

David Hallberg (b. 1982, Rapid City, South Dakota) is a principal dancer for the American Ballet Theatre, and the first American to become a principal dancer with the Bolshoi Ballet in 2011.

Hallberg was a recipient of the Princess Grace Fellowship and the Chris Hellman Dance Award, and won the prestigious Benois de la Danse Award in 2010 in Moscow. Most recently he was awarded the Bell Foundation award for emerging artist from Americans for the Arts. 

Image credit: David Hallberg; photo by Pierce Jackson, courtesy of Pathe Live.