Joseph Gordon

Featured Roles Since Joining NYCB

George Balanchine
  • Agon
  • Divertimento No. 15
  • George Balanchine's The Nutcracker® (Cavalier, Candy Cane, Tea)
  • Symphony in C (Third Movement)
  • Symphony in Three Movements
  • Who Cares?
August Bournonville
  • Bournonville Divertissements (Pas de Six from Napoli and Abdallah)
  • La Sylphide (Gurn)
Peter Martins
  • Bal de Couture
  • The Sleeping Beauty (Court Jester, Gold)
  • Swan Lake (Benno)
Alexei Ratmansky
  • Concerto DSCH
Jerome Robbins
  • Dances at a Gathering
  • Fancy Free
  • Glass Pieces
  • The Goldberg Variations
  • Interplay
Christopher Wheeldon
  • Soirée Musicale

originated a featured role in

  • Benjamin Millepied: Neverwhere
  • Alexei Ratmansky: Pictures at an Exhibition
  • Troy Schumacher: Common Ground

originated corps roles in

  • Kim Brandstrup: Jeux
  • Justin Peck: Everywhere We Go, Year of the Rabbit

Joseph Gordon was born in Phoenix, Arizona, and began his dance training at the age of five at The Phoenix Dance Academy. Mr. Gordon began studying at the School of American Ballet (SAB), the official school of New York City Ballet, during the 2006 summer course and enrolled as a full-time student that fall. In August of 2011, Mr. Gordon became an apprentice with NYCB, and in July of 2012, he joined the Company as a member of the corps de ballet. In February 2017, Mr. Gordon was promoted to soloist.




HONORS

Mr. Gordon is the 2015-16 Janice Levin Dancer Honoree. While at the School of American Ballet, Mr. Gordon was the recipient of the Melissa Hayden Dance Scholarship from 2006 through 2011.
 

Portrait © Paul Kolnik