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Emilie Gerrity was born in Danbury, Connecticut, and began her dance training at the age of five at Betty Jean's Dance Studio in Wappingers Falls, New York before studying at the New Paltz School of Ballet.

Ms. Gerrity attended summer courses at the School of American Ballet, the official school of New York City Ballet, during the summers of 2004, 2005, and 2006, before enrolling as a full-time student in winter 2006.

While at SAB, she performed George Balanchine's Concerto Barocco as part of Protégés II at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. in June 2008. Ms. Gerrity was named as an apprentice in 2009 and joined the Company as a member of the corps de ballet in September 2010.

In February 2017, Ms. Gerrity was promoted to soloist.

HONORS

Ms. Gerrity was a recipient of the Mae L. Wien Award for Outstanding Promise in 2009.

Portrait © Paul Kolnik

GEORGE BALANCHINE

  • Agon
  • Ballo della Regina
  • Brahms-Schoenberg Quartet
  • Coppélia (Prayer)
  • Cortège Hongrois
  • Emeralds
  • Firebird
  • The Four Temperaments (Sanguinic)
  • Harlequinade (La Bonne Fée)
  • Kammermusik No. 2
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream (Hermia)
  • George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker® (Dewdrop, Sugarplum Fairy, Flowers, Coffee)
  • Raymonda Variations
  • Serenade
  • Stravinsky Violin Concerto
  • Symphony in Three Movements
  • La Valse

AUGUST BOURNONVILLE

  • Bournonville Divertissements (Pas de Six from Napoli and Abdallah)

WARREN CARLYLE

  • SOMETHING TO DANCE ABOUT Jerome Robbins, Broadway to Ballet

MERCE CUNNINGHAM

  • Summerspace

EDWAARD LIANG

  • Lineage

PETER MARTINS

  • Fearful Symmetries
  • The Red Violin
  • The Sleeping Beauty (Emerald, Tenderness)
  • Swan Lake (Pas de Quatre, Russian)

JUSTIN PECK

  • Pulcinella Variations
  • The Times Are Racing

ALEXEI RATMANSKY

  • Namouna, A Grand Divertissement
  • Russian Seasons

JEROME ROBBINS

  • Antique Epigraphs
  • The Concert
  • Concertino
  • Dances at a Gathering
  • The Four Seasons (Summer)
  • Glass Pieces
  • Something to Dance About
  • The Goldberg Variations
  • I'm Old Fashioned
  • In the Night
  • Moves
  • N.Y. Export: Opus Jazz

CHRISTOPHER WHEELDON

  • Carousel (A Dance)
  • Polyphonia
  • Soirée Musicale

Lauren Lovette

  • For Clara

Benjamin Millepied

  • Neverwhere

Matthew Neenan

  • The Exchange

Justin Peck

  • Bright
  • In Creases

Myles Thatcher

  • Polaris

Kim Brandstrup

  • Jeux

Warren Carlyle

  • SOMETHING TO DANCE ABOUT Jerome Robbins, Broadway to Ballet

Pontus Lidberg

  • The Shimmering Asphalt

Peter Martins

  • Ocean's Kingdom

Justin Peck

  • The Most Incredible Thing
  • Paz de la Jolla
  • Year of the Rabbit

Alexei Ratmansky

  • Odessa