Featured Roles Since Joining NYCB

George Balanchine
  • Apollo
  • Brahms-Schoenberg Quartet (First Movement)
  • "Emeralds" from Jewels
  • Episodes
  • George Balanchine's The Nutcracker® (Cavalier, Hot Chocolate)
  • Liebeslieder Walzer
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream (Puck, Bottom)
  • Square Dance
  • Stravinsky Violin Concerto 
  • Symphony in C (Third Movement)
  • Symphony in Three Movements
  • Tschaikovsky Suite No. 3 (Valse Mélancolique)
  • Western Symphony (Allegro)
August Bournonville
  • Bournonville Divertissements (Ballabile from Napoli)
Jorma Elo
  • Slice to Sharp
Jean-Pierre Frohlich
  • Varied Trio (in four)
Peter Martins
  • Ash
  • Bal de Couture
  • Barber Violin Concerto
  • Fearful Symmetries
  • A Fool for You
  • Jeu de Cartes
  • Hallelujah Junction
  • Romeo + Juliet (Romeo)
  • The Sleeping Beauty (Puss in Boots)
  • Todo Buenos Aires
  • Swan Lake (Benno, Russian, Spanish)
Justin Peck
  • Everywhere We Go
  • Rodeo: Four Dance Episodes
  • The Times Are Racing
  • Year of the Rabbit
Angelin Preljocaj
  • Spectral Evidence
Alexei Ratmansky
  • Namouna, A Grand Divertissement
  • Pictures at an Exhibition
  • Russian Seasons
Jerome Robbins
  • The Goldberg Variations
  • The Four Seasons
  • Interplay
  • Moves
  • N.Y. Export: Opus Jazz
  • Opus 19/The Dreamer
Christopher Wheeldon
  • DGV: Danse à Grande Vitesse
  • Les Carillons
  • Carousel (A Dance)
  • Polyphonia
  • Soirée Musicale (NYCB Premiere)

originated featured roles in

  • Justin Peck: Principia
  • Kyle Abraham: The Runaway
  • Warren Carlyle: SOMETHING TO DANCE ABOUT Jerome Robbins, Broadway to Ballet
  • Lauren Lovette: Not Our Fate, The Shaded Line
  • Pontus Lidberg: The Shimmering Asphalt
  • Peter Martins: Mes Oiseaux
  • Justin Peck: Belles-Lettres, Capricious Maneuvers, Everywhere We Go, In Creases, New Blood, The Most Incredible Thing (The Creator), Rodeo: Four Dance Episodes, Scherzo Fantastique
  • Alexei Ratmansky: Odessa
  • Myles Thatcher: Polaris
  • Peter Walker: ten in seven

originated corps roles in

  • Melissa Barak: Call Me Ben
  • Peter Martins: Ocean's Kingdom
  • Benjamin Millepied: Why am I not where you are
  • Justin Peck: Paz de la Jolla, Year of the Rabbit
  • Lynne Taylor-Corbett: The Seven Deadly Sins
Taylor Stanley was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and began his dance training at the age of three at The Rock School in Pennsylvania. He attended summer programs at Miami City Ballet in 2006 and 2007 and at the School of American Ballet, the official school of New York City Ballet, during the summer of 2008 before enrolling full-time at SAB in the fall of that same year. In September 2009, Mr. Stanley became an apprentice with NYCB, and joined the Company as a member of the corps de ballet in September 2010. He was promoted to soloist in February 2013 and to principal dancer in May 2016.




Mr. Stanley was the recipient of a 2019 Bessie Award for Outstanding Performer, for his performance in The Runaway. He also received the Mae L. Wien Award in 2009 and was the 2011-2012 recipient of the Janice Levin Award.
Portrait © Paul Kolnik