Evelyn Robinson was born in Tyler, Texas, where she began her training at age seven at Tyler Junior College Academy of Dance under Thereza Bryce-Cotes and Shurrell Wiebe. At the age of 15, Evelyn began attending the University of North Carolina School of the Arts high school dance program. At UNCSA from 2017 to 2020, she trained under Jennet Zerbe, Susan Jaffe, Eva Draw, Angelina Sansone, Jared Redick, Laura Martin, and many other UNCSA dance faculty members. During her time there, Evelyn danced principal roles in Ethan Steifel’s The Nutcracker, Frederick Ashton’s Symphonic Variations, Joseph Mazilier’s Paquita, Ilya Kozadayev’s Dream(s)pace, and Marius Petipa’s Harlequinade and Sleeping Beauty. Evelyn competed at the 2020 Prix de Lausanne and was one of 21 dancers who advanced to the finals.
After graduating in 2020, Evelyn joined Atlanta Ballet 2. In 2022, after two seasons, she was promoted to the main company. During her time with Atlanta Ballet, she performed in Marius Petipa’s Giselle; Justin Peck’s In Creases; Kiyon Ross’ Sum Stravinsky; Claudia Schreier’s Carnivale; Remi Wörtmeyer’s Significant Others; and Yuri Possokhov’s The Nutcracker, Don Quixote, and Classical Symphony. Evelyn thanks her family and teachers for their love, support, and guidance. She is beyond excited and grateful to be joining Charlotte Ballet this next season