Skye Schmidt is an accomplished dancer hailing from Southern California. She is represented by Go 2 Talent Agency and has performed professionally for American Ballet Theatre in "The Sleeping Beauty," Florence + The Machine "Spectrum" music video, Festival Ballet Theatre (company dancer from 2012-2018), and Molly Lynch's National Choreographers Initiative. She is a founding and current member of Ballare Carmel, as well as a dancer with Benita Bike's Dance Art.
Skye has trained in dance with Salwa Rizkalla, Southland Ballet Academy, Houston Ballet Academy, Lillian Barbeito, BODYTRAFFIC, Alex Ketley, David Maurice, and more. She earned her BFA degree in Dance Performance from the University of California, Irvine in 2016, where she received the prestigious William J. Gillespie scholarship and studied with Molly Lynch, Dr. S. Ama Wray, Diane Diefenderfer, Tong Wang, Jodie Gates, Saleemah E. Knight, David Zurak, Chad Michael Hall, and Shaun Boyle.
Photo by Jim Doyle
Portraits: Jim Doyle
Dance Photos: Aaron Cota
Production Photos: Dave Friedman & Rose Eichenbaum
Headshots: Skye Schmidt