Beckanne Sisk was born August 22, 1992, in Longview and began studying ballet at the Studio for the Creative Arts before moving to Philadelphia where she attended the prestigious Rock School on a scholarship.

Sisk began dancing professionally with Ballet West at age 14 and starred in Breaking Pointe, a BBC reality series on ballet in 2012 at age 19.

Sisk is a principal with Ballet West of Salt Lake City, Utah, since 2010. Turning 29 in August, she married principal Chase O’Connell in 2019, starring in many productions with him.

Ballet West is airing a weekly video series titled In the Balance: Ballet for a Lost Year.

In this video the couple discuss the pandemic’s impact on their company and their hopes as they look forward to returning to the stage for the 2021-2022 season. Learn more about this rising star in the County Line ARCHIVES.

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