Naomi Corti is a member of New York City Ballet’s corps de ballet. Ms. Corti was born in Luxembourg and began her dance training at the age of 3 at L’école de danse Marie-France Ceschel in Menton, France. In 2009, she began training at the California Dance Theater in Agoura Hills, CA under Kim Maselli. She attended the 2014 summer program at the School of American Ballet, NYCB’s official school, and joined the school full-time for the winter term that year.
Ms. Corti became an apprentice with NYCB in August 2018. As an apprentice with New York City Ballet, Ms. Corti performed a featured role in William Forsythe’s Herman Schmerman and originated a corps role in Gianna Reisen’s Judah.
Ms. Corti joined the Company as a member of the corps de ballet in August 2019.
- Architects of Time
- The Sleeping Beauty (Queen)
- Copland Dance Episodes
- The Four Seasons (Summer)
- Bartók Ballet
- Gustave le Gray No. 1
- Love Letter (on shuffle)
- Law of Mosaics
- Standard Deviation
Before she arrived at the School of American Ballet at the age of 13, voracious reader Naomi Corti was the sole dancer among her soccer-playing family members in Luxembourg and Southern California. After laughing off an unexpected pause in the interview, Naomi shares about her current book recommendations and a touching backstage moment that has literally stuck with her.
Ms. Corti is a recipient of the 2018 Mae L. Wien Award.
Portrait © Erin Baiano