Mireille Hassenboehler Patman

Mireille Hassenboehler Patman is an American former professional ballet dancer who performed as a principal dancer with the Houston Ballet until 2013. Patman was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. She trained in New Orleans, San Francisco, and Houston. She joined Houston Ballet in 1992 and was promoted to principal in 2000. Patman performed leading roles in many classical ballets from the Houston Ballet repertoire including: the Sugar Plum Fairy in The Nutcracker, Aurora and Lilac Fairy in The Sleeping Beauty, and Odette/Odile in Swan Lake, among others. She has had featured roles in both classical and contemporary works, including: Adam’s Ketubah; Balachine’s The Four Temperaments, and many more.