ROBERT FAIRCHILD

Featured Roles Since Joining NYCB

George Balanchine
  • Apollo
  • Brahms-Schoenberg Quartet
  • Divertimento from 'Le Baiser de la Fée'
  • Divertimento No. 15
  • Duo Concertant
  • "Emeralds" from Jewels
  • George Balanchine's The Nutcracker™ (Cavalier, Hot Chocolate, Candy Cane, Mother Ginger)
  • Liebeslieder Walzer
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream (Lysander)
  • Robert Schumann's Davidsbündlertänze
  • Scotch Symphony
  • Slaughter on Tenth Avenue
  • La Sonnambula
  • Stravinsky Violin Concerto
  • Tschaikovsky Suite No. 3
  • Union Jack
  • Western Symphony
  • Who Cares?
Jorma Elo
  • Slice to Sharp
Eliot Feld
  • Intermezzo No. 1 (NYCB Premiere)
William Forsythe
  • Herman Schmerman Pas de Deux
Peter Martins
  • Calcium Light Night
  • Hallelujah Junction
  • Les Gentilhommes
  • Jeu de Cartes
  • Mirage
  • Naïve and Sentimental Music
  • Not My Girl
  • The Sleeping Beauty (Prince Désiré, Puss in Boots, Wolf)
  • Swan Lake (Prince Siegfried, Benno)
  • Thou Swell
Angelin Preljocaj
  • La Stravaganza
Jerome Robbins
  • Afternoon of a Faun
  • Fancy Free
  • The Four Seasons (Summer)
  • I'm Old Fashioned
  • Interplay
  • In the Night
  • Opus 19/The Dreamer
  • West Side Story Suite (Tony, Riff)
LIAM SCARLETT
  • Acheron
Susan Stroman
  • "Blue Necklace" from Double Feature
  • "Blossom Got Kissed" from Duke!
Christopher Wheeldon
  • Carousel (A Dance)
  • DGV: Danse à Grande Vitesse
  • A Place for Us

Originated featured roles in

  • Christopher d'Amboise: Tribute (NYCB Premiere)
  • Melissa Barak: Call Me Ben
  • Jiři Bubeniček: Toccata
  • Adam Hendrickson: Flit of Fury — The Monarch
  • Douglas Lee: Lifecasting
  • Peter Martins: Bal de Couture, Romeo + Juliet (Romeo), Ocean's Kingdom (Prince Stone)
  • Wayne McGregor: Outlier
  • Justin Peck: Everywhere We Go, In Creases, Year of the Rabbit
  • Angelin Preljocaj: Spectral Evidence
  • Alexei Ratmansky: Namouna, A Grand Divertissement; Russian Seasons
  • Liam Scarlett: Funérailles
  • Christopher Wheeldon: Les Carillons

Robert Fairchild was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, and began his dance training at Dance Concepts at the age of four with Rebecca Bateman and Kaelynne Oliphant. His formal ballet training began at the age of ten at the Ballet West Conservatory with Sharee Lane. Other various teachers include: Laura King, Trey Barber, Brooke Healy, and Jaqueline and Heather College of Utah Regional Ballet.

Mr. Fairchild attended the 2002 and 2003 summer courses at the School of American Ballet (SAB), the official school of New York City Ballet, and enrolled as a full time student in the fall of 2003. In June 2005, Mr. Fairchild became an apprentice with NYCB, and the following June, he joined the Company as a member of the corps de ballet. He was promoted to soloist in May 2007, and in October 2009 was promoted to principal dancer.







Film Credits

Mr. Fairchild 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.

Honors

Mr. Fairchild was a recipient of the Mae L. Wien Award for Outstanding Promise in 2005.

Additional Information

Mr. Fairchild's sister is NYCB Principal Dancer Megan Fairchild.
 

Portrait © Paul Kolnik