LYDIA WELLINGTON

Featured Roles Since Joining NYCB

George Balanchine
  • The Four Temperaments
  • Serenade
Peter Martins
  • The Sleeping Beauty (Generosity)
  • Swan Lake (Spanish, Princesses)
Angelin Preljocaj
  • La Stravaganza
jerome robbins
  • 2 & 3 Part Inventions
  • Fanfare
  • Glass Pieces
christopher wheeldon
  • Scènes de Ballet

originated featured roles in

  • Justin Peck: In Creases

originated corps roles in

  • Melissa Barak: A Simple Symphony
  • Mauro Bigonzetti: Luce Nascosta
  • Peter Martins: Ocean's Kingdom
  • Benjamin Millepied: Why am I not where you are
  • Justin Peck: Paz de la Jolla
  • Alexei Ratmansky: Namouna, A Grand Divertissement
  • Liam Scarlett: Acheron
  • Lynne Taylor-Corbett: The Seven Deadly Sins
  • Christopher Wheeldon: Les Carillons

Ms. Wellington was born in New York City, and began her dance training at the School of American Ballet in 1997 at the age of seven. While at SAB, she performed children’s roles in George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker, as well as performing with New York City Ballet in George Balanchine’s Serenade, Jerome Robbins’ 2 & 3 Part Inventions and Fanfare, and Christopher Wheeldon’s Scènes de Ballet. Ms. Wellington became an apprentice with New York City Ballet in June 2008, and joined the Company as a member of the corps de ballet in October 2008.

Other Performances

Ms. Wellington performed with SAB as part of Protégés II at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. in June 2008.

Honors

Ms. Wellington was a recipient of the Mae L. Wien Award for Outstanding Promise in 2008.
 

Portrait © Paul Kolnik