Morgan Buchanan is from Houston, Texas. She trained at the Ballet Center of Houston under the direction of Victoria Vittum and Gilbert Rome. Ms. Buchanan also trained at Houston Ballet's Ben Stevenson Academy for two years, under the direction of Sally Rojas and Sabrina Lenzi, where she earned the highest final evaluation variation score in her class. Before joining the Colorado Ballet Studio Company in 2009, Ms. Buchanan attended summer programs with American Ballet Theatre, Orlando Ballet and Houston Ballet. In 2011, she performed in Emery LeCrone's Archetypes at the Vail International Dance Festival. Her favorite roles with Colorado Ballet include the Spanish dance in Swan Lake, Doll in The Nutcracker, and Wendy in Michael Pink's Peter Pan.