New York City Ballet
Tyler Angle was born in Altoona, Pennsylvania and began his dance training at the age of nine with Deborah Anthony at the Allegheny Ballet Company. He entered the School of American Ballet, the official school of New York City Ballet, full time in the fall of 2001.Â Mr. Angle is a 2002 recipient of the Mae L. Wien Award for Outstanding Promise, a 2003 recipient of the Martin Segal Award recognizing young artists of exceptional accomplishment in Lincoln Center, and was the inaugural Jerome Robbins Scholarship recipient at the School of American Ballet.
He joined New York City Ballet in June 2004 and was promoted to a Principal in 2009.Â Mr. Angle has performed ballets by George Balanchine including Agon, Four Temperaments, Symphony in C, JewelsÂ andÂ Slaughter on Tenth Avenue,Â Jerome Robbins, In the Night,Â Fancy Free, Four Seasons and Goldberg Variations, Peter Martins, The Sleeping Beauty, Romeo + JulietÂ andÂ Swan Lake.Â Mr. Angle has premiered feature works with numerous choreographers includingÂ Mauro Bigonzetti, Eliot Feld, Benjamin Millepied andÂ Christopher Wheeldon and has performed in works by many others, such asÂ Alexei Ratmansky, Justin Peck andÂ Angelin Preljocaj.
In 2010, Mr. Angle was invited to bring a group of dancers to the Cuban Dance Festival to critical acclaim.