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Andrew Veyette was born in Denver, Colorado, and began his dance training at the age of 9, studying with Betty Downs at Dance Arts in Visalia, California.

Mr. Veyette continued his studies at Westside Ballet in Santa Monica, California. While at Westside Ballet, Mr. Veyette trained with Yvonne Mounsey and was personally coached by Nader Hamed.

Mr. Veyette entered the School of American Ballet (SAB), the official school of New York City Ballet, in the fall of 1998.

In the spring of 2000, Mr. Veyette became an apprentice with New York City Ballet, and later that season he joined the Company as a member of the corps de ballet.

In March of 2006 he was promoted to soloist. In May 2007 Mr. Veyette was promoted to principal dancer.

GEORGE BALANCHINE

  • Agon
  • Allegro Brillante
  • Brahms-Schoenberg Quartet (Second Movement, Third Movement, Fourth Movement)
  • Coppélia (Frantz)
  • Danses Concertantes
  • Divertimento from "Le Baiser de la Fée"
  • Divertimento No. 15
  • Donizetti Variations
  • Episodes
  • Firebird (Prince Ivan)
  • The Four Temperaments
  • Harlequinade (Harlequin)
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream (Divertissement, Oberon, Lysander)
  • George Balanchine's The Nutcracker® (Cavalier, Hot Chocolate)
  • Raymonda Variations
  • "Rubies" from Jewels
  • scotch Symphony
  • Slaughter on Tenth Avenue
  • La Source
  • Square Dance
  • Stars and Stripes
  • Symphony in Three Movements
  • Tschaikovsky Pas de Deux
  • Tschaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 2
  • Tschaikovsky Suite No. 3 (Theme and Variations)
  • Union Jack (Scottish and Canadian Guards Regiments and Royal Navy)
  • Valse-Fantaisie
  • Western Symphony

MAURO BIGONZETTI

  • In Vento
  • Vespro

AUGUST BOURNONVILLE

  • La Sylphide (James)

MERCE CUNNINGHAM

  • Summerspace

ELIOT FELD

  • Backchat

PONTUS LIDBERG

  • The Shimmering Asphalt

LAUREN LOVETTE

  • For Clara

PETER MARTINS

  • A Fool for You
  • Hallelujah Junction
  • Jeu de Cartes
  • The Magic Flute (Luke)
  • Romeo + Juliet (Mercutio)
  • The Sleeping Beauty (Prince, Asia, Bluebird)
  • Todo Buenos Aires
  • Swan Lake (Prince Siegfried, Benno, Spanish)
  • Symphonic Dances
  • Zakouski

JUSTIN PECK

  • The Most Incredible Thing (The Destroyer)
  • Rodeo: Four Dance Episodes

ALEXEI RATMANSKY

  • Concerto DSCH
  • Pictures at an Exhibition
  • Russian Seasons

JEROME ROBBINS

  • Andantino
  • Brandenburg
  • Fancy Free
  • Fanfare (Clarinets)
  • The Four Seasons (Fall)
  • The Goldberg Variations
  • Interplay
  • In the Night
  • Moves
  • Les Noces
  • N.Y. Export: Opus Jazz
  • West Side Story Suite

JEROME ROBBINS AND TWYLA THARP

  • Brahms/Handel

SUSAN STROMAN

  • "Makin' Whoopee " from Double Feature

LYNNE TAYLOR-CORBETT

  • Chiaroscuro

PETER WALKER

  • dance odyssey

CHRISTOPHER WHEELDON

  • DGV: Danse à Grande Vitesse (NYCB Premiere)
  • Les Carillons
  • Carousel (A Dance)
  • Polyphonia

Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux

  • Two Birds with the Wings of One

Warren Carlyle

  • SOMETHING TO DANCE ABOUT Jerome Robbins, Broadway to Ballet

Alexey Miroshnichenko

  • The Lady with The Little Dog

Peter Martins

  • Bal de Couture
  • Grazioso
  • Naïve and Sentimental Music
  • The Red Violin

Justin Peck

  • Capricious Maneuvers
  • Everywhere We Go
  • New Blood

Liam Scarlett

  • Acheron

Troy Schumacher

  • Clearing Dawn

Richard Tanner

  • Soirée

Christopher Wheeldon

  • Estancia

Anatomy of a Dance

Andrew Veyette on EVERYWHERE WE GO

Andrew Veyette discusses how a spirit of camaraderie and propulsive movement drive Justin Peck's EVERYWHERE WE GO.

GUEST PERFORMANCES

Mr. Veyette has performed as a guest artist with American Ballet Theatre, appearing in Balanchine's Theme and Variations, and with Pennsylvania Ballet, in George Balanchine's The Nutcracker® and Balanchine's Slaughter on Tenth Avenue.

FILM CREDITS

Mr. Veyette appeared in the film NY EXPORT: OPUS JAZZ, a scripted adaptation of the Jerome Robbins ballet of the same name, which aired on PBS and won an Audience Award at the 2010 South by Southwest Film Festival.

HONORS

Mr. Veyette was a recipient of the Mae L. Wien Award for Outstanding Promise in 2000. While at SAB, he studied under the Janice Levin Scholarship.

Portrait © Paul Kolnik

Anatomy of a Dance

Andrew Veyette on STARS AND STRIPES

Andrew Veyette discusses George Balanchine's patriotic tribute to America and the legacy of El Capitan, a role he's performed for 17 years.