Featured Roles Since Joining NYCB

George Balanchine
  • Ballo della Regina
  • Chaconne
  • Divertimento from "Le Baiser de la Fée"
  • "Emeralds" from Jewels
  • George Balanchine's The Nutcracker® (Marzipan, Dolls)
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream (Butterfly)
  • Raymonda Variations
  • La Sonnambula
  • Walpurgisnacht Ballet
Melissa Barak
  • A Simple Symphony
Peter Martins
  • The Sleeping Beauty (Eloquence, Emerald, Ruby, White Cat, Princess Florine)
  • Swan Lake (Pas de Trois, Neapolitan)
Christopher Wheeldon
  • Mercurial Manoeuvres

Originated featured roles in

  • Alexei Ratmansky: Russian Seasons

Originated corps roles in

  • Peter Martins: Bach Concerto V, Chichester Psalms, Friandises
  • Benjamin Millepied: Why am I not where you are
  • Christopher Wheeldon: Carnival of the Animals, Evenfall, Shambards, Variations Sérieuses

Alina Dronova was born in Kharkov, Ukraine, and began her dance training at the age of five at the Kharkov Choreographic School. In 1996, she began studying full-time at the School of American Ballet (SAB), the official school of New York City Ballet. Ms. Dronova became an apprentice with New York City Ballet in October 2000 and she joined the Company as a member of the corps de ballet in October 2001.

Portrait © Paul Kolnik