Courtney Dressner Walker began dancing in her hometown of Macon, Georgia. She graduated from Dance Arts Studio, and also attended summer training programs with Boston Ballet, North Carolina Dance Theatre, and the Joffrey Ballet School in New York, among others. Courtney received her BFA in Ballet from Belhaven University and began her professional career with Ballet San Antonio in Texas.
Afterwards, she spent time in Seattle performing with Katy Hagelin Dance Project, The Cabiri aerial troupe, and Ballet Bellevue, where she performed her first principal roles including the Sugar Plum Fairy in The Nutcracker and Aurora in The Sleeping Beauty.
From there, Courtney joined the Montgomery Ballet, where she performed roles such as Odette in Act II of Swan Lake, and the title role in Giselle. Courtney joined the Georgia Ballet in 2014 and has since performed many featured roles, including Lise in La Fille Mal Gardée and the title role in Carmen.
Courtney has also appeared as Guest Artist around the U.S. and in Canada, and has been featured in a music video for singer/songwriter Desmond Myers. Courtney is excited to be starting her eighth season with the Georgia Ballet, and she would like to thank her husband and family for their love and support