LAUREN KING

Featured Roles Since Joining NYCB

George Balanchine
  • Ballo della Regina
  • Chaconne
  • CoppĂ©lia (Dawn)
  • Divertimento No. 15
  • "Emeralds" from Jewels
  • The Four Temperaments
  • George Balanchine's The Nutcracker™ (Sugarplum Fairy, Dewdrop, Marzipan, Dolls)
  • La Sonnambula
  • La Source
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream (Helena)
  • Swan Lake
  • Symphony in C (Fourth Movement)
  • Tschaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 2
  • La Valse
Peter Martins
  • Fearful Symmetries
  • The Sleeping Beauty (Vivacity, Emerald, Princess Florine)
  • Swan Lake (Princess, Pas de Trois)
Jerome Robbins
  • Dances at a Gathering
  • The Four Seasons (Winter)
  • Glass Pieces
Christopher wheeldon
  • Mercurial Manoeuvres

originated corps roles in

  • Peter Martins: Ocean's Kingdom
  • Benjamin Millepied: Why am I not where you are, Two Hearts
  • Justin Peck: Year of the Rabbit
  • Alexei Ratmansky: Namouna, A Grand Divertissement
  • Lynne Taylor-Corbett: The Seven Deadly Sins
  • Christopher Wheeldon: Estancia

Lauren King was born in Massapequa Park, New York, and began her dance training at the age of 10 with Jane Miller, Luba Gulyaeva, Ali Pourfarrokh, and Lynn Glauber at the American Theater Dance Workshop, the official school of the Eglevsky Ballet Company, in New Hyde Park, New York. Ms. King performed with the Eglevsky Ballet Company during its 2000-2001 season. In fall of 2001, Ms. King entered the full-time program at the School of American Ballet (SAB), the official school of New York City Ballet. Ms. King became an apprentice with New York City Ballet in the fall of 2003. As an apprentice Ms. King danced a featured role in Michel Fokine's Chopiniana, performed by SAB as part of New York City Ballet's 2004 winter season, and she originated a corps role in Susan Stroman's Double Feature. Ms. King joined New York City Ballet as a member of the corps de ballet in June 2004 and was promoted to soloist in February 2013.




 

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