Francis Veyette and Lauren Fadeley Veyette are both Principal dancers with Pennsylvania Ballet. They were married on October 30, 2011 at Minorca by the Sea, in New Smyrna Beach, Florida.
A California native, Francis Veyette began his dance training at age 10 at Dance Arts in Visalia, CA. He also studied at Westside Ballet in Santa Monica and took summer sessions at The School of American Ballet in New York City and The Rock School for Dance Education in Philadelphia.
Mr. Veyette joined Pennsylvania Ballet as an Apprentice in 1997 and was promoted to the Corps de Ballet in September 1999. In August 2003, Francis joined Kansas City Ballet under the artistic direction of William Whitener, where he danced for two seasons. In 2005 he returend to Pannsylvania Ballet as a member of the Corps de Ballet and was promoted to Soloist in 2007 and to Principal Dancer in 2011.