Ballerina Behind the Curtain
with Liz Walker
Liz Walker is a retired ballet dancer who currently works on Beacon Hill as a Legislative Aide at the State House. She enjoyed an extensive performing career with Los Angeles Ballet, which she joined as an inaugural company member in 2006. A graduate of Harvard College, Liz was the 2011 recipient of the Suzanne Farrell Dance Prize for Outstanding Artistry in the Field of Dance. Liz continues to perform in the Boston area when the opportunity arises. Throughout her dance career, she has performed featured and leading roles in all the full-length classical ballets, as well as in works by George Balanchine, Martha Graham, José Limón, Aszure Barton, Alejandro Cerrudo and Itzik Galili, and originated roles in works by Menghan Lou, Trey McIntyre, and Claudia Schreier, among others. She also performed as a guest dancer with Boston Ballet and at the Vail Dance Festival and Joyce Theater. Liz lives with her husband and two kittens.