Featured Roles Since Joining NYCB

George Balanchine
  • Agon
  • Coppélia (Spinner)
  • Cortège Hongrois
  • Emeralds from Jewels
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream (Hippolyta)
  • George Balanchine's The Nutcracker® (Dewdrop, Hot Chocolate, Coffee, Flowers, Dolls)
  • Scotch Symphony
  • Tschaikovsky Suite No. 3 (Scherzo)
  • La Valse
  • Vienna Waltzes
August Bournonville
  • Bournonville Divertissements (Ballabile from Napoli)
  • La Sylphide (Madge [NYCB Premiere])
Eliot Feld
  • The Unanswered Question
Peter Martins
  • Barber Violin Concerto
  • The Sleeping Beauty (Carabosse, Vivacity, Courage)
  • Swan Lake (Princess, Russian, Hungarian)
  • The Waltz Project
Justin Peck
  • Paz de la Jolla
  • Pulcinella Variations
Alexei Ratmansky
  • Pictures at an Exhibition
  • Russian Seasons
Jerome Robbins
  • The Concert
  • Fancy Free
  • Fanfare (Flutes)
  • Interplay
  • Les Noces
  • N.Y. Export: Opus Jazz
  • West Side Story Suite (Anita)
christopher wheeldon
  • Carnival of the Animals
  • Carousel (A Dance)

originated featured roles in

  • Kyle Abraham: The Runaway
  • Jiří Bubeníček: Toccata
  • Douglas Lee: Lifecasting
  • Lauren Lovette: The Shaded Line
  • Peter Martins: Ocean's Kingdom (Scala), Romeo + Juliet (The Nurse)
  • Justin Peck: Everywhere We Go, New Blood
  • Angelin Preljocaj: Spectral Evidence
  • Alexei Ratmansky: Russian Seasons, Voices
  • Troy Schumacher: Clearing Dawn

Originated corps roles in

  • Melissa Barak: Call Me Ben
  • Mauro Bigonzetti: Luce Nascosta
  • Douglas Lee: Lifecasting
  • Jerome Robbins: N.Y. Export: Opus Jazz (NYCB Premiere)
  • Susan Stroman: Double Feature
  • Lynne Taylor-Corbett: The Seven Deadly Sins
  • Christopher Wheeldon: Estancia

Georgina Pazcoguin was born in Altoona, Pennsylvania. She began her dance training at the age of four at the Allegheny Ballet Academy where she studied with Deborah Anthony, Richard Cook, and Cherié Noble. Ms. Pazcoguin entered the School of American Ballet (SAB), the official school of New York City Ballet, in the fall of 2001. In addition, she trained at the summer programs of Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet and SAB. In October 2002, Ms. Pazcoguin became an apprentice with New York City Ballet, and in October 2003 she joined the Company as a member of the corps de ballet. She was promoted to soloist in February 2013.

Other Performances

In 2015, Ms. Pazcoguin made her Broadway debut as Ivy Smith in On the Town, and also performed as Victoria in the 2016 Broadway revival of Cats.

Film Credits

Ms. Pazcoguin 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.


Ms. Pazcoguin was a recipient of the Mae L. Wien Award for Outstanding Promise in 2002. In June 2002, Ms. Pazcoguin participated in an exhibition performance at the USA International Ballet Competition in Jackson, Mississippi, performing with the Allegheny Ballet Company.

Portrait © Erin Baiano