ASHLEY BOUDER

Featured Roles Since Joining NYCB

David Allan
  • Reunions
George Balanchine
  • Apollo (Polyhymnia)
  • Ballo della Regina
  • Brahms-Schoenberg Quartet (First Movement)
  • Divertimento No. 15
  • Donizetti Variations
  • "Emeralds" from Jewels
  • Firebird
  • The Four Temperaments
  • George Balanchine's The Nutcracker™ (Sugarplum Fairy, Dewdrop, Marzipan)
  • Harlequinade (Lead Alouette)
  • Liebeslieder Walzer
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream (Butterfly)
  • Raymonda Variations
  • "Rubies" from Jewels
  • Scotch Symphony
  • Serenade
  • La Sonnambula
  • La Source
  • Square Dance
  • Stars and Stripes
  • Symphony in C (Third Movement)
  • Symphony in Three Movements
  • Tschaikovsky Pas de Deux
  • Tschaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 2
  • Tschaikovsky Suite No. 3
  • Union Jack (Scottish and Canadian Guards Regiments and Royal Navy)
  • La Valse
  • Valse-Fantaisie
  • VIenna Waltzes
  • Western Symphony (Rondo)
  • Who Cares?
Mauro Bigonzetti
  • Vespro
August Bournonville
  • Flower Festival in Genzano (Pas de Deux)
Jorma Elo
  • Slice to Sharp
Douglas Lee
  • Lifecasting
Peter Martins
  • Barber Violin Concerto
  • Fearful Symmetries
  • A Fool for You (Rockhouse)
  • Naïve and Sentimental Music
  • The Sleeping Beauty (Aurora, Diamond)
  • Swan Lake (Odette/Odile, Pas de Quatre)
AlexEi Ratmansky
  • Namouna, A Grand Divertissement
Jerome Robbins
  • Andantino
  • Brandenburg
  • The Concert
  • Dances at a Gathering
  • The Four Seasons (Winter, Fall)
  • Four Bagatelles
  • The Goldberg Variations
  • I'm Old Fashioned
  • Interplay
  • Other Dances
JEROME ROBBINS AND TWYLA THARP
  • Brahms/Handel
Richard Tanner
  • Ancient Airs and Dances
Christopher Wheeldon
  • DGV: Danse à Grande Vitesse (NYCB Premiere)
  • Mercurial Manoeuvres

Originated featured roles in

  • Christopheer d'Aboise: Tribute (NYCB Premiere)
  • Mauro Bigonzetti: Luce Nascosta
  • Albert Evans: Broken Promise
  • Wayne McGregor: Outlier
  • Peter Martins: Bal de Couture, Grazioso, Viva Verdi, Octet (NYCB Premiere)
  • Alexei Ratmansky: Concerto DSCH
  • Justin Peck: Year of the Rabbit
  • Liam Scarlett: Acheron
  • Susan Stroman: "The Blue Necklace" from Double Feature (Mabel)
  • Richard Tanner: Soirée
  • Christopher Wheeldon: Shambards

Ashley Bouder was born in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, and began her ballet training at the age of six at the Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet with Marcia Dale Weary. After attending the 1999 Summer Program at the School of American Ballet (SAB), the official school of New York City Ballet, she was invited by SAB to continue her training during the Winter Session. As a student, Ms. Bouder performed featured roles in Balanchine's Dances Concertantes and Stars and Stripes for the School of American Ballet's 2000 Annual Spring Workshop. Ms. Bouder was named an apprentice with New York City Ballet in June 2000 and became a member of the corps de ballet that October. She was promoted to the rank of Soloist in February 2004, and in January 2005, Ms. Bouder was promoted to Principal dancer.









Other Performances

In 2002, Ms. Bouder appeared in the nationally televised Live from Lincoln Center broadcast "New York City Ballet's Diamond Project: Ten Years of New Choreography" on PBS, dancing in Mercurial Manoeuvres.

Honors

Ms. Bouder was a recipient of the Mae L. Wien Award for Outstanding Promise in 2000 and was the Janice Levin Dancer Honoree for 2002-2003.


Portrait © Paul Kolnik