Featured Roles Since Joining NYCB

George Balanchine
  • Agon
  • Apollo (Polyhymnia)
  • Brahms-Schoenberg Quartet
  • Chaconne
  • Concerto Barocco
  • Coppélia (Dawn)
  • Cortège Hongrois
  • Episodes
  • Firebird
  • The Four Temperaments
  • "Emeralds" from Jewels
  • Harlequinade (La Bonne Fée)
  • Ivesiana (In the Inn)
  • Kammermusik No. 2
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream (Titania, Hippolyta)
  • Monumentum pro Gesualdo
  • Movement for Piano and Orchestra
  • George Balanchine's The Nutcracker® (Sugarplum Fairy, Dewdrop, Coffee, Flowers)
  • Orpheus (Eurydice)
  • Prodigal Son
  • Raymonda Variations
  • Robert Schumann's "Davidsbündlertänze"
  • "Rubies" from Jewels
  • Serenade
  • Slaughter on Tenth Avenue
  • Stars and Stripes
  • Swan Lake (Odette)
  • Symphony in C (Second Movement)
  • Tschaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 2
  • Tschaikovsky Suite No. 3 (Élégie)
  • Union Jack
  • Vienna Waltzes
  • Walpurgisnacht Ballet
  • Western Symphony (Rondo)
  • Who Cares?
August Bournonville
  • Bournonville Divertissements (Pas de Deux from Flower Festival in Genzano)
Ulysses Dove
  • Red Angels
Jormo Elo
  • Slice to Sharp
William Forsythe
  • Herman Schmerman Pas de Deux
Peter Martins
  • Barber Violin Concerto
  • The Chairman Dances
  • Fearful Symmetries
  • Morgen
  • Naïve and Sentimental Music
  • River of Light
  • The Sleeping Beauty (Lilac Fairy, Carabosse, Diamond)
  • Swan Lake (Odette/Odile, Pas de Quatre, Russian, Princess)
  • Symphonic Dances
  • Thou Swell
Matthew Neenan
  • The Exchange
Alexei Ratmansky
  • Voices
Jerome Robbins
  • Antique Epigraphs
  • The Cage
  • Concertino
  • Fanfare (Harp)
  • The Four Seasons (Summer)
  • Glass Pieces
  • The Goldberg Variations
  • Moves
Christopher Wheeldon
  • After The Rain
  • DGV: Danse à Grande Vitesse (NYCB Premiere)
  • Les Carillons
  • Polyphonia
  • This Bitter Earth

Originated featured roles in

  • Mauro Bigonzetti: Luce Nascosta
  • Peter Martins: Bal de Couture
  • Benjamin Millepied: Plainspoken
  • Justin Peck: Everywhere We Go, Year of the Rabbit
  • Troy Schumacher: Clearing Dawn, Common Ground

Originated corps roles in

  • Mauro Bigonzetti: In Vento
  • Boris Eifman: Musagète
  • Robert La Fosse: Land of Nod
  • Peter Martins: Chichester Psalms
  • Susan Stroman: Double Feature
  • Christopher Wheeldon: Carnival of the Animals

Teresa Reichlen was born in Clifton, Virginia. She began her dance training at the age of 10 at the Russell School of Ballet with Thomas and Illona Russell, Mary Rogers, and Margaret McGarry. In 1999, Ms. Reichlen studied at the summer program of the School of American Ballet (SAB), the official school of New York City Ballet. She entered SAB full-time in the fall of the same year. In October 2000, Ms. Reichlen became an apprentice with New York City Ballet, and in October 2001 she joined the Company as a member of the corps de ballet. In January 2005, Ms. Reichlen was promoted to the rank of soloist and in October 2009 was promoted to principal dancer.


Ms. Reichlen was the Janice Levin Dancer Honoree for 2004-2005.

Portrait © Paul Kolnik