Originally from Maine (USA), Russell Hewey trained under Lynne Penn-Davison and Cosmin Marculescu while performing with Portland Ballet, Ballet New England, Konservatoriet Dance Ensemble, Ajkun Ballet Theatre, and José Mateo Ballet Theatre.
In 2010 Mr. Hewey joined Teatrul de Balet Sibiu (TBS), in Romania, where he has had the fortunate opportunity to work with Ballet Masters Florin Brindusa, Pavel Rotaru, Mihai Babuska, Dorin Ioan Coseriu, Tatiana Panaiotidi, and Alex Fotescu.
Within TBS, He has performed the title role in both Valentin Bartes’ The Nutcracker and in Mihai Babuska’s Don Quixote, the Soldier in Pavel Rotaru’s Carmen, the Rhinoceros King in Monica Uta-Fotescu’s Trilogie Ionesco, and additional roles in Romeo and Juliet, Mandinrul Miraculos, The Sleeping Beauty, Swan Lake, Giselle, Raymonda, La Fille Mal Gardee, Le Corsaire, Coppelia, Scheherazade, Impetus, Sint o Baba Communista and Four Seasons.
In 2014, he had the privileged opportunity to premier two new choreographic works under the Geneza project for TBS: Concert en Bleu, a ballet; and Nota, va rog!, a collaboration with Aleisha Gardner. Since, he has continued his choreographic pursuits, premiering Intermezzo, Cityscape, Nichita, and Taste.
In 2017 he returned to Maine where he dances with Portland Ballet, and teaches at multiple faculties around the area.