Harrison Ball



FEATURED ROLES SINCE JOINING NYCB

GEORGE BALANCHINE
  • Coppélia (War and Discord)
  • Divertimento No. 15
  • "Emeralds" from Jewels
  • George Balanchine's The Nutcracker® (Cavalier, Tea, Candy Cane)
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream (Puck)
  • Symphony in C
August Bournonville
  • Bournonville Divertissements (Pas de Six from Napoli and Abdallah)
  • La Sylphide (Gurn)
Peter Martins
  • Bal de Couture
  • Fearful Symmetries
  • Jeu de Cartes
  • Mercurial Manoeuvres
  • Romeo + Juliet (Mercutio)
  • The Sleeping Beauty (Bluebird, Court Jester)
  • Swan Lake (Jester)
Justin Peck
  • Year of the Rabbit
Alexei Ratmansky
  • Concerto DSCH
Jerome Robbins
  • Dances at a Gathering
  • Interplay
Troy Schumacher
  • Common Ground
Christopher Wheeldon
  • Soirée Musicale (NYCB Premiere)

ORIGINATED A FEATURED ROLE IN

  • Robert Binet: The Blue of Distance

ORIGINATED Corps ROLES IN

  • Kim Brandstrup: Jeux
  • JR: Les Bosquets
  • Pontus Lidberg: The Shimmering Asphalt
  • Peter Martins: Ocean's Kingdom
  • Justin Peck: Everywhere We Go, Paz de la Jolla
  • Alexei Ratmansky: Odessa
  • Liam Scarlett: Acheron
  • Christopher Wheeldon: Les Carillons

Harrison Ball was born in Houston, Texas, and began his dance training at the age of four at The Charleston Ballet Theatre in South Carolina. Mr. Ball began studying at the School of American Ballet (SAB), the official school of New York City Ballet, during the 2007 summer course and enrolled as a full-time student that fall. While at SAB, Mr. Ball performed in Jerome Robbins’ Fanfare for the Jerome Robbins Celebration in 2008. In June of 2011, he became an apprentice with NYCB, and in July of 2012, he joined the Company as a member of the corps de ballet. Mr. Ball was promoted to soloist in February 2017.

HONORS

Mr. Ball was a recipient of the Mae L. Wien Award for Outstanding Promise in 2011 and was the 2013-14 Janice Levin Award honoree.
 

Portrait © Paul Kolnik