Mac Hopper was born in 1992 in Richmond, Virginia. He
started dancing when he was 9 years old, and went onto train at
University of North Carolina School of the Arts and San Francisco
Ballet School, with summers spent at The Washington Ballet and
Career highlights while at UNCSA include dancing Act 2 of
Swan Lake and Little Improvisations with the
Royal New Zealand Ballet company member Sara Havener, who also
studied at the University .
His favourite ballets are Romeo and Juliet,and
Giselle, and he loves the work of David Dawson and as
William Forsythe. In his spare time he likes to cook and
Mac joined the Royal New Zealand Ballet for The TelstraClear
Season of Giselle.