Featured Roles Since Joining NYCB

George Balanchine
  • Scotch Symphony
  • Slaughter on Tenth Avenue
  • La Sonnambula
  • La Valse
  • Union Jack
Peter Martins
  • Bal de Couture
  • Fearful Symmetries
  • The Magic Flute (Clerk)
  • The Sleeping Beauty (Court Jester)
  • Swan Lake (Neopolitan, Spanish)
Jerome Robbins
  • Fanfare (Trumpets)
  • The Four Seasons
Christopher Wheeldon
  • Carousel (A Dance)
  • Soirée Musicale

Originated corps roles in

  • Warren Carlyle: SOMETHING TO DANCE ABOUT Jerome Robbins, Broadway to Ballet
  • JR: Les Bosquets
  • Edwaard Liang: Lineage
  • Peter Martins: Mirage, Ocean's Kingdom
  • Alexey Miroshnichenko: The Lady with The Little Dog
  • Justin Peck: The Most Incredible Thing, Principia
  • Christopher Wheeldon: American Rhapsody, Les Carillons, Estancia

Ralph Ippolito was born in Paterson, New Jersey, and began his dance training at the age of seven. In 1998, Mr. Ippolito began studying at the School of American Ballet (SAB), the official school of New York City Ballet. While a student, Mr. Ippolito performed with NYCB in Peter Martins' Swan Lake and Christopher Wheeldon's Scènes de Ballet. In October 2005, Mr. Ippolito became an apprentice with NYCB, and the following October he joined the Company as a member of the corps de ballet.

Portrait © Erin Baiano