William Couture was born and raised in St. Paul Minnesota, where he attended the Saint Paul Conservatory for Performing Arts, and from there went to San Francisco to study at Dominican University of California with LINES ballet. While in college Will traveled as a guest artist to perform with the Southern California Ballet, Santa Rosa Ballet, and LINES ballet. In 2013 Will received a scholarship with the Dizzy Feet Foundation and was invited to perform a solo at their gala event. After graduating in 2015 Will returned to Minnesota to dance with Shapiro and Smith Dance and teach. William joined NW Dance Project in 2016 and has been featured in original roles in works by Ihsan Rustem and Felix Landerer.
Company Portrait taken by Michael Slobodian