Photo credit: Ellen Crane

Photo credit: Ellen Crane

Ian Thatcher


Ian Thatcher is a graduate of The National Ballet School of Canada where he danced as an apprentice with the National Ballet of Canada.

He went on to dance with the San Francisco Ballet, Ballet de Monte Carlo and Pacific Northwest Ballet where he danced major works George Balanchine, William Forsythe, Nacho Duato, Glen Tetley, Dave Bintny and James Kudelka.

Since arriving to New York, Ian has danced with Ballet New York and with the Metropolitan Opera. In 2007, Ian became a permanent faculty of The Ballet Class. Ian has performed multiple times as a guest artist in The Ballet Class' recital.

Ian teaches the B and C Levels, as well as, Character and Pas de Deux class.