Dance Festival: Joseph Gordon

Corps De Ballet
New York City Ballet

GordonwebJoseph Gordon  was born in Phoenix, Arizona, and began his dance training at the age of five at The Phoenix Dance Academy in Arizona. Mr. Gordon began studying at the School of American Ballet (SAB), the official school of New York City Ballet, during the 2006 summer course and enrolled as a full time student that fall.

In August of 2011, Mr. Gordon became an apprentice with NYCB, and in July of 2012, he joined the Company as a member of the corps de ballet.

Mr. Gordon was the recipient of the Melissa Hayden Dance Scholarship from 2006 – 2011. Since joining the Company he has been featured in George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker™, Jerome Robbins Dances at a Gathering and Interplay, and Christopher Wheeldon’s Soirée Musicale, in addition to originating roles in Benjamin Millepied’s Neverwhere and Justin Peck’s Year of the Rabbit.