SEAN SUOZZI

Featured Roles Since Joining NYCB

George Balanchine
  • Agon
  • Cortège Hongrois
  • Episodes
  • "Emeralds" from Jewels
  • The Four Temperaments
  • George Balanchine's The Nutcracker™ (Tea, Candy Cane, Soldier, Herr Drosselmeier, Dr. Stahlbaum)
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream (Puck)
  • Prodigal Son
  • "Rubies" from Jewels
  • Slaughter on Tenth Avenue
  • Symphony in C (Fourth Movement)
  • Symphony in Three Movements
  • Tschaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 2
  • La Valse
  • Vienna Waltzes
Angelin Preljocaj
  • La Stravaganza
Peter Martins
  • Calcium Light Night
  • Les Gentilhommes
  • Romeo + Juliet (Romeo)
  • The Sleeping Beauty (Puss in Boots)
  • Swan Lake (Benno, Spanish)
Jerome Robbins
  • The Cage
  • Fancy Free
  • Fanfare (Percussion)
  • The Four Seasons (Winter)
  • Interplay

Originated featured roles in

  • Melissa Barak: A Simple Symphony
  • Ashley Bouder: Give Me Fever
  • Adam Hendrickson: Flit of Fury — The Monarch
  • Peter Martins: The Red Violin
  • Benjamin Millepied: Why am I not where you are
  • Justin Peck: In Creases

Originated corps roles in

  • Melissa Barak: Telemann Overture Suite in E Minor
  • Mauro Bigonzetti: Luce Nascosta
  • Boris Eifman: Musagète
  • Eliot Feld: Organon, A Stair Dance
  • Peter Martins: Burleske, Chichester Psalms, Octet (NYCB Premiere)
  • Benjamin Millepied: Quasi Una Fantasia
  • Jerome Robbins: N.Y. Export: Opus Jazz (NYCB Premiere)
  • Alexei Ratmansky: Russian Seasons
  • Susan Stroman: Double Feature
  • Richard Tanner: Soirée
  • Christopher Wheeldon: An American in Paris, Carnival of the Animals, Klavier, Shambards

Sean Suozzi was born in Glen Cove, New York, and began his dance training at the age of seven with Joyce DiLauro. Mr. Suozzi trained for four years at the Nutmeg Ballet in Torrington, Connecticut with Sharon Dante, Joan Kunsch, Eleanor D'Antuono, Alexei Tchernichov, and Kevin Martin. After attending the 1997 summer session at the School of American Ballet (SAB), the official school of New York City Ballet, Mr. Suozzi was invited to continue his studies in the SAB winter session as a scholarship student. At SAB, he studied with Stanley Williams, Andrei Kramarevsky, Peter Boal, Jock Soto, and Susan Pillare, among other SAB teachers. Mr. Suozzi was invited to become an apprentice with New York City Ballet in April 1999 and joined the Company as a member of the corps de ballet in February 2000. In May 2007, Mr. Suozzi was promoted to soloist.

Other performances

In March of 2004, Mr. Suozzi performed with Peter Boal & Company at the Joyce Theater, dancing in the world premieres of John Alleyne's 2nd Prologue and Marco Goecke's Mopey.
 

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