Ghaleb Kayali

Featured roles since joining NYCB

George Balanchine
  • George Balanchine's The Nutcracker® (Soldier, Tea)
  • La Sonnambula (Pastorale)
  • La Valse
  • Prodigal Son (Servant)
Peter Martins
  • Bal de Couture
  • Fearful Symmetries
  • The Sleeping Beauty (Court Jester)
  • Swan Lake (Neopolitan)
Jerome Robbins
  • The Concert

Originated a featured role in

  • Myles Thatcher: Polaris

Originated a corps role in

  • JR: Les Bosquets
  • Gianna Reisen: Composer's Holiday

Ghaleb Kayali is a member of New York City Ballet’s corps de ballet. He was born in Long Beach, New York and began his dance training at the age of seven as a full-time student at the School of American Ballet (SAB), the official school of New York City Ballet, with instructors including Katrina Killian, Jock Soto, Darci Kistler, and Olga Kostritzky. In August 2012, Mr. Kayali became an apprentice with NYCB and joined the Company as a member of the corps de ballet in August 2013.

Portrait © Paul Kolnik