ASHLEY LARACEY

Featured Roles Since Joining NYCB

George Balanchine
  • Agon
  • Ballo della Regina
  • Coppélia (Spinner)
  • Cortège Hongrois
  • "Emeralds" from Jewels
  • The Four Temperaments
  • George Balanchine's The Nutcracker™ (Sugarplum Fairy, Marzipan, Coffee, Flowers)
  • Ivesiana (Central Park in the Dark)
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream (Hermia)
  • Raymonda Variations
  • Robert Schumann's Davidsbündlertänze
  • Swan Lake
  • Symphony in C (fourth movement)
  • Tschaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 2
  • Union Jack
  • La Valse
Peter Martins
  • Bal de Couture
  • The Infernal Machine
  • Mirage
  • Sinfonia
  • Songs of the Auvergne
  • The Sleeping Beauty (Tenderness, Generosity, Ruby)
  • Swan Lake (Pas de Trois, Pas de Quatre, Princess)
Jerome Robbins
  • 2 & 3 Part Inventions
  • The Concert
  • Glass Pieces
  • Interplay
  • N.Y. Export: Opus Jazz
christopher wheeldon
  • Klavier

Originated a featured role in

  • Peter Martins: Eros Piano

Originated corps roles in

  • Boris Eifman: Musagète
  • Peter Martins: Friandises, Mirage, Ocean's Kingdom
  • Benjamin Millepied: Two Hearts
  • Alexei Ratmansky: Namouna, A Grand Divertissement
  • Jerome Robbins: N.Y. Export: Opus Jazz (NYCB Premiere)
  • Susan Stroman: Double Feature
  • Lynne Taylor-Corbett: The Seven Deadly Sins
  • Christopher Wheeldon: An American in Paris, Carnival of the Animals, Estancia, Evenfall, Shambards

Ashley Laracey was born in Sarasota, Florida. She began her dance training at the age of five with Cheryl Carty and Christine White at the Carty Academy of Theater Dance in Bradenton, Florida. At age 12, she began training with Pavel Fomin, Diane Partington, and Isabel and Javier Dubrocq at Sarasota Ballet of Florida. She continued her studies at age 15 with Victoria Schneider, Olivier Pardina, and Svetlana Osiyeva at the Harid Conservatory in Boca Raton, Florida. Ms. Laracey entered the School of American Ballet (SAB), the official school of New York City Ballet, in the fall of 2001. In October 2002, Ms. Laracey became an apprentice with New York City Ballet, and in February 2003 she joined the Company as a member of the corps de ballet and was promoted to soloist in February 2013.







Film Credits

Ms. Laracey appeared in the film NY EXPORT: OPUS JAZZ, a scripted adaptation of the Jerome Robbins ballet of the same name, which aired on PBS and won an Audience Award at the 2010 South by Southwest Film Festival.
 

Portrait © Paul Kolnik