Featured Roles Since Joining NYCB

George Balanchine
  • Apollo (Calliope)
  • Brahms-Schoenberg Quartet
  • Coppélia (Waltz)
  • Duo Concertant
  • Episodes
  • Liebeslieder Walzer
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream (Butterfly, Divertissement)
  • George Balanchine's The Nutcracker® (Sugarplum Fairy, Dewdrop, Marzipan, Dolls)
  • Raymonda Variations
  • "Rubies" from Jewels
  • Serenade
  • Sonatine
  • La Sonnambula
  • Stravinsky Violin Concerto
  • Symphony in C (Third Movement)
  • Union Jack
  • Walpurgisnacht Ballet
  • Vienna Waltzes
August Bournonville
  • Bournonville Divertissements (Pas de Six from Napoli and Abdallah)
  • La Sylphide (The Sylph)
Kim Brandstrup
  • Jeux
Peter Martins
  • Bal de Couture
  • Romeo + Juliet (Juliet)
  • The Sleeping Beauty (Princess Aurora, Ruby, White Cat, Princess Florine)
  • Stabat Mater
  • Swan Lake (Odette/Odile, Pas de Trois, Pas de Quatre)
Justin Peck
  • The Times Are Racing
  • Year of the Rabbit
Alexei Ratmansky
  • Namouna, A Grand Divertissement
  • Pictures at an Exhibition
  • Russian Seasons
Jerome Robbins
  • 2 & 3 Part Inventions
  • Afternoon of a Faun
  • The Cage
  • The Concert
  • Dances at a Gathering
  • The Four Seasons (Spring)
  • The Goldberg Variations
  • Interplay
  • In the Night
  • Opus 19/The Dreamer
  • West Side Story Suite (Maria)
Christopher Wheeldon
  • American Rhapsody
  • DGV: Danse à Grand Vitesse
  • Les Carillons
  • Carousel (A Dance)
  • Mercurial Manoeuvres
  • Polyphonia
  • Soirée Musicale (NYCB Premiere)
  • This Bitter Earth

originated featured roles in

  • Warren Carlyle: SOMETHING TO DANCE ABOUT Jerome Robbins, Broadway to Ballet
  • JR: Les Bosquets
  • Pontus Lidberg: The Shimmering Asphalt
  • Benjamin Millepied: Neverwhere
  • Peter Martins: Mes Oiseaux
  • Justin Peck: Belles-Lettres
  • Alexei Ratmansky: Voices
  • Gianna Reisen: Judah
  • Susan Stroman: "Frankie and Johnny ... and Rose" from For the Love of Duke

Originated corps roles in

  • Lynne Taylor-Corbett: The Seven Deadly Sins
  • Justin Peck: Year of the Rabbit
  • Christopher Wheeldon: Estancia

Lauren Lovette was born in Thousand Oaks, California and began studying ballet at the age of 11 locally at California Dance Theatre, and received additional training at the Cary Ballet Conservatory in Cary, North Carolina. She attended summer courses at the School of American Ballet, the official school of New York City Ballet, during the summers of 2004 and 2005 and enrolled at SAB as a full time student in 2006. In October 2009, Ms. Lovette became an apprentice with NYCB and joined the Company as a member of the corps de ballet in September 2010. She was promoted to soloist in February 2013 and to principal dancer in June 2015.

Ms. Lovette has choreographed two works for New York City Ballet: For Clara (2016) and Not Our Fate (2017).


Ms. Lovette received the Clive Barnes Award for dance in December 2012 and was the 2012-2013 recipient of the Janice Levin Award.

Portrait © Paul Kolnik