Georgina Pazcoguin was born in Altoona, Pennsylvania. She began her dance training at the age of four at the Allegheny Ballet Academy where she studied with Deborah Anthony, Richard Cook, and Cherié Noble. Ms. Pazcoguin entered the School of American Ballet (SAB), the official school of New York City Ballet, in the fall of 2001. In addition, she trained at the summer programs of Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet and SAB. In October 2002, Ms. Pazcoguin became an apprentice with New York City Ballet, and in October 2003 she joined the Company as a member of the corps de ballet. She was promoted to soloist in February 2013.
Ms. Pazcoguin 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.
Ms. Pazcoguin was a recipient of the Mae L. Wien Award for Outstanding Promise in 2002. In June 2002, Ms. Pazcoguin participated in an exhibition performance at the USA International Ballet Competition in Jackson, Mississippi, performing with the Allegheny Ballet Company.
Portrait © Paul Kolnik