Mason Anders

TBII Member

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Mason began ballet at the age of six under Deanna Doty at the Champaign Ballet Academy in Champaign, Illinois. By his teens he was performing principal roles, including Prince Desire in Sleeping Beauty and Prince Sigfried in Swan Lake, with the Champaign Urbana Ballet. Over the next few years, Mason attended summer programs at Milwaukee Ballet, Boston Ballet, and San Francisco Ballet. During the summer at San Francisco Ballet, at age sixteen, he was invited to stay as a year-round student on full scholarship. Mason continued his training at the San Francisco Ballet School under the instruction of Parrish Maynard and Jorge Esquivel until age 19, when he was accepted into Tulsa Ballet II for the 2013-14 season.