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Born in Guangdong, China, Mr. Chan trained at the Guangzhou Art School from 2004 to 2010. In 2010 he was a finalist at the Prix de Lausanne, which earned him a full scholarship to study with Houston Ballet’s second company, Houston Ballet II. In 2012 Chan joined Houston Ballet as a member of the corps de ballet and he was promoted to principal dancer at HB in 2017. His repertory with Houston Ballet included leading roles in ballets by Stanton Welch, Ben Stevenson, George Balanchine, Jerome Robbins, John Cranko, William Forsythe, Jiří Kylián, Edwaard Liang, Wayne McGregor, Trey McIntyre, and Justin Peck, among others. 

Mr. Chan joined NYCB as a soloist in August 2021, and in May 2022 was promoted to principal dancer.

OTHER PERFORMANCES

Mr. Chan has appeared as a contestant on the Chinese television show Dance Smash, as well as at the Nijinsky Gala XLI in Hamburg, Germany (2015), New York City Center’s Fall for Dance Festival (2015), and Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival (2018). Chan was also a Guest Principal Dancer with Hong Kong Ballet in 2018 and 2019.

Potrait © Erin Baiano

GEORGE BALANCHINE

  • Apollo
  • Bourrée Fantasque
  • "Diamonds" From Jewels 
  • "Emeralds" From Jewels
  • Episodes
  • The Four Temperaments
  • Liebeslieder Walzer
  • A Midsummer's Night Dream
  • George Balanchine's The Nutcracker® (Cavalier)
  • Raymonda Variations
  • Symphony in C
  • La Valse

SILAS FARLEY

  • Architects of Time

PETER MARTINS

  • Black Swan Pas de Deux
  • The Sleeping Beauty (Prince Désiré)

JUSTIN PECK

  • Everywhere We Go
  • Pulcinella Variations

JEROME ROBBINS

  • The Cage
  • The Four Seasons
  • The Goldberg Variations
  • Moves
  • Piano Pieces

CHRISTOPHER WHEELDON

  • Carnival of the Animals
  • DGV: Danse à Grande Vitesse
  • Liturgy
  • Polyphonia

KEERATI JINAKUNWIPHAT

  • Fortuitous Ash

ANDREA MILLER

  • sky to hold

JUSTIN PECK

  • Copland Dance Episodes
  • Partita

TILER PECK

  • Concerto for Two Pianos

ALEXEI RATMANSKY

  • Solitude

GIANNA REISEN

  • Play Time

Screen Test

Chun Wai Chan