Selections  From  BALLET  MINNESOTA  Repertoire:     Cinderella     Beethoven 9th     Song of Silence     Rhapsody In Blue    Sleeping Beauty     Don Quixote      Swan Lake     Giselle      Nutcracker 
Dave Trayers
Company: 651-222-7919
School: 651-290-0513
D A V E   T R A Y E R S ...... Photographer       T R I B U T E
Ballet Minnesota Photograher ( 2007 -2012 )
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Originally from New England, Dave earned an engineering degree in Phoenix before moving to Hastings, Minnesota. He has always been involved in photography (high school year book) but found his current passion for photography when his 2 daughters began dancing 10 years ago.  Dave now shoots professionally part time.  Dave and Andrew first worked together on Black Dog Café, a ballet by Andrew Rist and since Dave has photographed many ballets for Ballet Minnesota and Classical Ballet Academy as well as many other dance schools and companies. Dave is the IT manager for a large manufacturing company.

Ballet Minnesota Ballets
    'Classic' Nutcracker (2007 - Present)
Don Quixote (2011)
Song of Silence (2011)
Grieg's Paino Concerto in A Minor
Sleeping Beauty (2010)
Beethoven's 6th Symphony (2010)
Nightmare (2010)
Mozart's 40th Symphony (2009)
La Bayadere (2009)
Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue (2009)
 At The Museum (2009)
Beethoven's 9th Symphony (2008)
Rite of Spring Sketches (2008)
Elfan (2008)
Swan Lake (2007-2008)
Black Dog Cafe (2007)
Italian Symphony (2007)

Books    At The Museum & Nightmare
         published Dec 31, 2009 & 2011

Trayer photos

Classical Ballets

Photographed by Dave Trayers
Restaged by Cheryl Rist

Sampling of Ballets by
Andrew Rist

Costumes by Cheryl Rist
Photographed by Dave Trayers

Photo Gallery & Poem

Beethoven's 9th Symphony: Movement 1-4

Photography: Dave Trayers

Beethoven's 9thbow

Now available in paperback

Written by Andrew Rist
Photography: Dave Trayers
Published by Outskirts Press

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