Featured Roles Since Joining NYCB

George Balanchine
  • Agon
  • Apollo
  • Brahms-Schoenberg Quartet
  • Chaconne
  • Divertimento No. 15
  • "Emeralds" from Jewels
  • Episodes
  • The Four Temperaments
  • George Balanchine's The Nutcracker® (Cavalier, Hot Chocolate, Mother Ginger, Dr. Stahlbaum)
  • Harlequinade (Léandre)
  • Kammermusik No. 2
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream (Bottom, Divertissement)
  • Monumentum pro Gesualdo
  • Movements for Piano and Orchestra
  • Orpheus
  • Serenade
  • Stravinsky Violin Concerto
  • Symphony in C (Fourth Movement)
  • Symphony in Three Movements
  • Tschaikovsky Suite No. 3
  • La Valse
  • Walpurgisnacht Ballet
August Bournonville
  • Bournonville Divertissements (Pas de Six from Napoli and Abdallah)
Merce Cunningham
  • Summerspace
Ulysses Dove
  • Red Angels
Boris Eifman
  • Musagète
Peter Martins
  • Bal de Couture
  • Fearful Symmetries
  • Les Gentilhommes
  • Jeu des Cartes
  • Naïve and Sentimental Music
  • Romeo + Juliet (Benvolio, Lord Capulet, Paris)
  • The Sleeping Beauty (Gold, Puss in Boots)
  • Swan Lake (Benno, Hungarian, Russian)
Matthew Neenan
  • The Exchange
Angelin Preljocaj
  • La Stravaganza
Justin Peck
  • Everywhere We Go
  • Rodeo: Four Dance Episodes
  • the Times Are Racing
Alexei Ratmansky
  • Concerto DSCH
  • Pictures at an Exhibition
  • Russian Seasons
Jerome Robbins
  • Concertino
  • Dances at a Gathering
  • Fanfare (Violas)
  • The Four Seasons (Summer)
  • Glass Pieces
  • In G Major
  • Les Noces
  • Moves
  • West Side Story Suite (Tony)
Christopher Wheeldon
  • After the Rain
  • Les Carillons
  • Estancia
  • Mercurial Manoeuvres

Originated featured roles in

  • Kim Brandstrup: Jeux
  • Christopher d'Amboise: Tribute (NYCB Premiere)
  • Eliot Feld: Backchat (NYCB Premiere), A Stairdance (NYCB Premiere)
  • Annabelle Lopez Ochoa: Unframed
  • Wayne McGregor: Outlier
  • Angelin Preljocaj: Spectral Evidence
  • Justin Peck: Belles-Lettres, The Most Incredible Thing (Adam), New Blood, Rotunda
  • Alexei Ratmansky: Pictures at an Exhibition, Voices
  • Liam Scarlett: Acheron
  • Peter Walker: dance odyssey
  • Christopher Wheeldon: Rococo Variations

Originated corps roles in

  • Mauro Bigonzetti: Luce Nascosta
  • Douglas Lee: Lifecasting
  • Peter Martins: Chichester Psalms, Friandises
  • Benjamin Millepied: Quasi Una Fantasia
  • Jerome Robbins: N.Y. Export: Opus Jazz (NYCB Premiere)
  • Susan Stroman: Double Feature
  • Christopher Wheeldon: An American in Paris, Carnival of the Animals, Evenfall, Shambards

Adrian Danchig-Waring was born in San Francisco, California. He began his dance training at the age of 11 at Dance Theatre Seven with David Roxander. Mr. Danchig-Waring entered the School of American Ballet (SAB), the official school of New York City Ballet, in the fall of 2001. In October 2002 he became an apprentice with New York City Ballet, and in June 2003 he joined the Company as a member of the corps de ballet. In February of 2009 Mr. Danchig-Waring was promoted to soloist and became a principal in February 2013.

Other Credits

Mr. Danchig-Waring is the Director of the New York Choreographic Institute, an affiliate of NYCB.



Portrait © Paul Kolnik