Featured Roles Since Joining NYCB

George Balanchine
  • Agon
  • Apollo (Polyhymnia)
  • Coppélia (Dawn)
  • Episodes
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream (Hippolyta)
  • George Balanchine's The Nutcracker™ (Dewdrop)
  • Raymonda Variations
  • "Rubies" from Jewels
  • La Sonnambula
  • Symphony in C (Third Movement)
  • Walpurgisnacht Ballet
  • Who Cares?
August Bournonville
  • Bournonville Divertissements (Pas de Deux from Flower Festival in Genzano, Pas de Six from Napoli and Abdallah)
Peter Martins
  • Ash
  • Fearful Symmetries
  • Morgen
  • Swan Lake (Pas de Quatre, Russian, Pas de Trois)
Justin Peck
  • Everywhere We Go
Christopher Wheeldon
  • Les Carillons
  • Mercurial Manouevres
  • Soirée Musicale


  • Peter Martins: Mes Oiseaux
  • Justin Peck: Capricious Maneuvers
  • Myles Thatcher: Polaris

Originated corps role in

  • JR: Les Bosquets
  • Christopher Wheeldon: Les Carillons

Ashly Isaacs was born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and began her dance training at the age of three at Michael’s Academy of Performing Arts in Fort Lauderdale. She later studied at Fort Lauderdale Ballet Classique before enrolling at the School of American Ballet, the official school of New York City Ballet, in September 2006. Ms. Isaacs became an apprentice with NYCB in September 2009 and joined the Company as a member of the corps de ballet in September 2010. She was promoted to soloist in June 2015.


Ms. Isaacs is the 2015-16 Janice Levin Dancer honoree, and was a recipient of the Mae L. Wien Award in 2009.

Portrait © Paul Kolnik