Featured Roles Since Joining NYCB

George Balanchine
  • Allegro Brillante
  • Apollo (Terpsichore)
  • Brahms-Schoenberg Quartet
  • Coppélia (Swanilda)
  • Divertimento from 'Le Baiser de la Fée'
  • Divertimento No. 15
  • Donizetti Variations
  • "Emeralds" from Jewels
  • Harlequinade (Colombine)
  • Liebeslieder Walzer
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream (Divertissement, Butterfly)
  • George Balanchine's The Nutcracker™ (Sugarplum Fairy, Dewdrop, Marzipan, Dolls)
  • Raymonda Variations
  • Robert Schumann's "Davidsbündlertänze"
  • Symphony in C (First Movement, Fourth Movement)
  • Symphony in Three Movements
  • Tarantella
  • Tschaikovsky Suite No. 3 (Theme and Variations)
  • Union Jack
  • Valse-Fantaisie
  • Who Cares?
  • Tribute (NYCB Premiere)
Peter Martins
  • Fearful Symmetries
  • A Fool for You
  • Jeu de Cartes
  • Naïve and Sentimental Music
  • Not My Girl
  • Romeo + Juliet (Juliet)
  • The Sleeping Beauty (Aurora, Emerald, Princess Florine)
  • Swan Lake (Pas de Quartre)
Justin Peck
  • ‘Rōdē,ō: Four Dance Episodes
  • Year of the Rabbit
Jerome Robbins
  • 2 & 3 Part Inventions
  • Andantino
  • Dances at a Gathering
  • Fancy Free
  • Four Bagatelles
  • The Four Seasons (Fall)
  • The Goldberg Variations
  • Interplay
  • The Magic Flute (Lise)
  • Mother Goose (Princess Florine)
  • Les Noces
  • N.Y. Export: Opus Jazz (NYCB Premiere)
  • Opus 19/The Dreamer
  • Other Dances
Liam Scarlett
  • Acheron
Susan Stroman
  • "Makin' Whoopee" from Double Feature
Richard Tanner
  • Sonatas and Interludes
Christopher Wheeldon
  • After the Rain Pas de Deux
  • An American in Paris
  • Carousel (A Dance)
  • DGV: Danse à Grande Vitesse (NYCB Premiere)
  • Mercurial Manoeuvres
  • Polyphonia

Originated featured roles in

  • Melissa Barak: A Simple Symphony
  • Mauro Bigonzetti: In Vento, Luce Nascosta, Oltremare
  • Peter Martins: Bal de Couture, Friandises, The Red Violin
  • Wayne McGregor: Outlier
  • Benjamin Millepied: Quasi Una Fantasia, Two Hearts
  • Justin Peck: Everywhere We Go, Paz de la Jolla
  • Angelin Prejocaj: Spectral Evidence
  • Alexei Ratmansky: Pictures at an Exhibition
  • Susan Stroman: "Frankie and Johnny ... and Rose" from For the Love of Duke
  • Liam Scarlett: Funérailles
  • Christopher Wheeldon: Estancia, Les Carillons, A Place for Us

Tiler Peck was born in Bakersfield, California. She began her dance training at the age of seven, studying privately with former Bolshoi Ballet principal dancer Alla Khaniashvili in Hollywood. At the age of 11 she began studying at Conjunctive Point in Culver City, California, with former New York City Ballet dancers Colleen and Patricia Neary. During this time she also studied with former NYCB principal Yvonne Mounsey at Westside School of Ballet in Santa Monica. At the age of 12, Ms. Peck entered the School of American Ballet, the official school of New York City Ballet, for most of the 2000-2001 Winter Term. She returned to SAB during the summers of 2002 and 2003, and that fall began as a full-time student. In September 2004, Ms. Peck became an apprentice with New York City Ballet. In February 2005 she joined the Company as a member of the corps de ballet. She was promoted to soloist in December 2006 and principal dancer in October 2009.

Other performances

She performed in Meredith Willson's The Music Man on Broadway and as Clara in the Radio City Christmas Spectacular. At the opening ceremony for the 1998 Goodwill Games, Ms. Peck danced a featured role in choreography by Marguerite Derricks.


Ms. Peck is a 2004 recipient of the Princess Grace Foundation - USA Dance Fellowship, the 2004 Mae L. Wien Award for Outstanding Promise, and was the Janice Levin Honoree for 2006-2007. Ms. Peck also recieved the Princess Grace Statue Award, given to distinguished previous Princess Grace Award winners, in 2013.

Film Credits

Ms. Peck's film credits include appearances in A Time for Dancing (2000), Geppetto (2000), and Donnie Darko (2001). She also 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.

Portrait © Paul Kolnik