Ms. Wellington was born in New York City, and began her dance training at the School of American Ballet in 1997 at the age of seven. While at SAB, she performed children’s roles in George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker™, as well as performing with New York City Ballet in George Balanchine’s Serenade, Jerome Robbins’ 2 & 3 Part Inventions and Fanfare, and Christopher Wheeldon’s Scènes de Ballet. Ms. Wellington became an apprentice with New York City Ballet in June 2008, and joined the Company as a member of the corps de ballet in October 2008.
Ms. Wellington performed with SAB as part of Protégés II at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. in June 2008.
Ms. Wellington was a recipient of the Mae L. Wien Award for Outstanding Promise in 2008.
Portrait © Paul Kolnik