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Jared Angle was born in Altoona, Pennsylvania where he began his early dance training at age six at the Allegheny Ballet Academy.

He entered the School of American Ballet (SAB), the official school of New York City Ballet, in the fall of 1996. In 1997, Mr. Angle received the Rudolf Nureyev Scholarship to continue his training at SAB for the 1997-1998 school year.

Mr. Angle became an apprentice with New York City Ballet in March 1998 and joined the Company as a member of the corps de ballet in July 1998. He was promoted to the rank of soloist in February 2001.

On November 11, 2005, Mr. Angle was promoted to principal dancer following a performance during a Company visit to Denmark for the reopening of the Tivoli Concert Hall.

George Balanchine

  • Allegro Brillante
  • Brahms-Schoenberg Quartet (First Movement)
  • Divertimento No. 15
  • Duo Concertant
  • "Emeralds" from Jewels
  • Episodes
  • Firebird
  • The Four Temperaments
  • Kammermusik No. 2
  • Liebeslieder Walzer
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream (Titania's Cavalier, Divertissement, Lysander)
  • George Balanchine's The Nutcracker® (Cavalier, Candy Cane)
  • Mozartiana
  • Robert Schumann's "Davidsbündlertänze"
  • Serenade
  • La Sonnambula
  • Stravinsky Violin Concerto
  • Symphony in C (Fourth Movement)
  • Symphony in Three Movements
  • Tschaikovsky Pas de Deux
  • Tschaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 2
  • Tschaikovsky Suite No. 3
  • Union Jack
  • La Valse
  • Valse-Fantaisie
  • Vienna Waltzes
  • Western Symphony (Adagio)

Kim Brandstrup

  • Jeux

Jacques D'amboise

  • Irish Fantasy

Ulysses Dove

  • Red Angels

Sean Lavery

  • Romeo and Juliet

Peter Martins

  • Ash
  • Barber Violin Concerto
  • Chichester Psalms
  • Concerti Armonici
  • Fearful Symmetries
  • Les Gentilhommes
  • Jazz (Six Syncopated Movements)
  • Jeu de Cartes
  • Naïve and Sentimental Music
  • Octet
  • Papillons
  • Purple
  • River of Light
  • Romeo + Juliet (Lord Capulet)
  • The Sleeping Beauty (Europe, Gold)
  • Stabat Mater
  • Swan Lake (Siegfried)
  • Them Twos
  • Thou Swell
  • Valse Triste
  • The Waltz Project

Justin Peck

  • Year of the Rabbit

Alexei Ratmansky

  • Russian Seasons

Jerome Robbins

  • 2 & 3 Part Inventions
  • Brandenburg
  • The Cage
  • Concertino
  • Dances at a Gathering
  • Fanfare (Viola)
  • The Four Seasons (Spring)
  • Glass Pieces
  • The Goldberg Variations
  • I'm Old Fashioned
  • In Memory of ...
  • In the Night
  • Ives, Songs
  • Moves
  • Piano Pieces

Jerome Robbins And Twyla Tharp

  • Brahms/Handel

Liam Scarlett

  • Funérailles


  • After the Rain Pas de Deux
  • Carnival of the Animals
  • Liturgy
  • Mercurial Manoeuvres
  • Polyphonia
  • This Bitter Earth

Melissa Barak

  • A Simple Symphony

Mauro Bigonzetti

  • Oltremare

Annabelle Lopez Ochoa

  • Unframed

Peter Martins

  • Bal de Couture
  • Burleske
  • Harmonielehre
  • Mirage
  • Morgen
  • Tala Gaisma

Benjamin Millepied

  • Plainspoken
  • Quasi Una Fantasia

Justin Peck

  • Belles-Lettres
  • The Decalogue
  • The Most Incredible Thing (The Three Kings)
  • Pulcinella Variations

Richard Tanner

  • Soirée

Helgi Tomasson

  • Prism

Christopher Wheeldon

  • Carousel (A Dance)

Eliot Feld

  • Organon

Anatomy of a Dance


Principal Dancer Jared Angle talks about finding new ways of moving and exploring his modern side in Peter Martins' Barber Violin Concerto

Other Performances

In May 2004, Mr. Angle appeared in the Live from Lincoln Center broadcast of "Lincoln Center Celebrates Balanchine 100," dancing in Liebeslieder Walzer. He was invited to perform at the Kennedy Center Honors tribute to Patricia McBride (2014), which was broadcast nationally.


Mr. Angle was a Princess Grace Dance Fellowship recipient for 2001-02.

Film Credits

His film work includes Columbia Pictures' feature film Center Stage.

Portrait © Paul Kolnik

Anatomy of a Dance

Jared Angle on Liturgy

Jared Angle discusses the technical and physical challenges of stepping into a role choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon on former Principal Dancer Jock Soto, and the problems of holding your breath in anticipation while concentrating on choreographically intense moments.