Trystan Loucado had the honor of studying ballet under the tutelage of Ahita Ardalan. He has had the pleasure of performing the works of such great choreographers as Twyla Tharp, Robert Cohen, and George Balanchine, as well as many of the Full length classics. Mr. Merrick joined Nevada Ballet Theater in 2007, and has since danced for San Diego Ballet, Malashock, Owen Cox Dance, City Ballet of San Diego, and most recently Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, touring internationally to 16 countries on five continents. Trystan is currently a Principal Dancer with California Ballet. Over the last six years with San Diego Dance Theater, he has had the honor of having may works created on him by Artistic Director Jean Isaacs, as well as learning many pieces from the company's repertoire.