TROY SCHUMACHER

Featured Roles Since Joining NYCB

George Balanchine
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream (Puck)
  • George Balanchine's The Nutcracker™ (Tea, Candy Cane, Soldier)
  • Orpheus
  • Prodigal Son
  • La Sonnambula
  • Stars and Stripes
  • Tschaikovsky Suite No. 3 (Scherzo)
  • La Valse
  • Union Jack
  • Vienna Waltzes
Peter Martins
  • Fearful Symmetries
  • Ocean’s Kingdom (Drunken Lord)
  • The Sleeping Beauty (Bluebird, Court Jester)
  • Swan Lake (Jester)
Alexei Ratmansky
  • Concerto DSCH
Jerome Robbins
  • The Concert
  • The Four Seasons (Winter)
  • Interplay
Richard Tanner
  • Episodes & Sarcasms

Originated corps roles in

  • JR: Les Bosquets
  • Peter Martins: Mirage
  • Benjamin Millepied: Two Hearts
  • Alexey Miroshnichenko: The Lady with The Little Dog
  • Liam Scarlett: Acheron
  • Christopher Wheeldon: Estancia

Troy Schumacher was born in Atlanta, Georgia, and began studying ballet with Atlanta Ballet in 2000. In 2001, he began studying summer sessions at Chautauqua, where he worked with Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux, Patricia McBride, and Violette Verdy. He became a full-time student at the School of American Ballet (SAB), the official school of New York City Ballet, in the fall of 2002. In January 2005 he became an apprentice with NYCB and joined the Company as a member of the corps de ballet in December 2005.

Film Credits

Mr. Schumacher 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. Schumacher is the recipient of the 2002 Jackson International Ballet Competition Award of Encouragement.
 

Portrait © Paul Kolnik