• Kristyn Burtt

Los Angeles Ballet's Petra Conti Has Big Ballet Dreams


As a Los Angeles Ballet principal dancer, Petra Conti, has charmed West Coast audiences with her divine lines and feet and coquettish personality on stage. Offstage, she continues to plan and grow The Petra Conti Show, which sold out in 2019 at Zipper Concert Hall. Her upcoming Walt Disney Concert Hall performance was postponed due the COVID-19 pandemic, but she expects the show will be rescheduled for 2021.


More: Petra Conti & Eris Nezha Are Ready to Reinvent the L.A. Ballet Scene


If you haven't met Petra yet, this interview is a great introduction into her smart, savvy and lovable personality. As a kidney cancer survivor, she talks about how her battle changed her personality — from meek to powerful. Meet Petra Conti:

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