Lara Cheng, dance portrait

Lara Cheng

Lara Cheng trained at the San Francisco Ballet School where she performed in The Nutcracker, The Sleeping Beauty, Giselle and the annual Student Showcase. She has also studied ballet at the Academy of Ballet in San Francisco, UC San Diego and Western Ballet, and taught at Western Ballet and Google. Lara debuted with Peninsula Ballet Theatre in 1995 and became an Apprentice in 2003. Since returning to PBT as a Company Member in 2013, Lara has performed in various productions including The Nutcracker, Cinderella, Carnival of the Animals, and the Cabaret productions.

Greg Amato, Artistic Director headshot

Gregory Amato


Nina Amato, Ballet Mistress, headshot

Nina Amato


Chloé Watson, Artistic Assistant, headshot

Chloé Watson*


Macy Almendariz

Léna Alvino, headshot

* PBT School Faculty