Featured roles since joining NYCB
George Balanchine's The Nutcracker™ (Soldier)
Originated a featured role in
Originated a corps role in
Ghaleb Kayali is a member of New York City Ballet’s corps de ballet. He was born in Long Beach, New York and began his dance training at the age of seven as a full-time student at the School of American Ballet (SAB), the official school of New York City Ballet, with instructors including Katrina Killian, Jock Soto, Darci Kistler, and Olga Kostritzky. In August 2012, Mr. Kayali became an apprentice with NYCB and joined the Company as a member of the corps de ballet in August 2013.
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