Roman Mejia

Featured Roles Since Joining NYCB

George Balanchine
  • Allegro Brillante
  • Emeralds from Jewels
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream (Puck)
  • George Balanchine's The Nutcracker® (Tea, Candy Cane)
  • Tschaikovsky Suite No. 3 (Scherzo)
  • Valse-Fantaisie
  • Western Symphony
Peter Martins
  • Fearful Symmetries
  • Hallelujah Junction
  • Romeo + Juliet (Mercutio)
  • The Sleeping Beauty (Court Jester)
  • Swan Lake (Jester)
Alexei Ratmansky
  • Pictures at an Exhibition
Jerome Robbins
  • Dances at a Gathering
  • Fancy Free
  • The Four Seasons (Fall)
  • Interplay
Justin Peck
  • Principia
  • Rodeo: Four Dance Episodes
Christopher Wheeldon
  • Polyphonia

Originated Featured Roles in

  • Edwaard Liang: Lineage
  • Alexei Ratmansky: Voices

Originated corps roles in

  • Kyle Abraham: The Runaway
  • Warren Carlyle: SOMETHING TO DANCE ABOUT Jerome Robbins, Broadway to Ballet
  • Gianna Reisen: Composer’s Holiday
  • Peter Walker: dance odyssey

Roman Mejia is a member of New York City Ballet’s corps de ballet. He was born in Fort Worth, Texas and began studying ballet at age 3 with his mother and father. At age 13, he entered the Mejia Ballet Academy. He attended summer courses at the School of American Ballet, NYCB’s official school, in 2014 and 2015 before entering SAB full-time for the 2015 winter term. In August 2017, he became an apprentice with NYCB and he joined the Company as a member of the corps de ballet in November 2017.


Mr. Mejia is a recipient of a 2019 Princess Grace Award.

Portrait © Erin Baiano