New York City Ballet
Sean Suozzi was born in Glen Cove, New York, and began his dance training at the age of seven with Joyce DiLauro, continuing at the Nutmeg Ballet in Torrington, Connecticut with Sharon Dante, Joan Kunsch, Eleanor D’Antuono, Alexei Tchernichov, and Kevin Martin. Mr. Suozzi attended the 1997 summer session at the School of American Ballet (SAB), the official school of New York City Ballet and continued for the winter session as a scholarship student. At SAB, he studied with Stanley Williams, Andrei Kramarevsky, Peter Boal, Jock Soto, and Susan Pillare, among other SAB teachers. Mr. Suozzi become an apprentice with New York City Ballet in April 1999 and joined the Company as a member of the Corps de Ballet in February 2000 and promoted to soloist in May 2007.
Since joining NYCB Mr. Suozzi has been featured in works by George Balanchine including:Â Agon, CortÃ¨ge Hongrois, The Four Temperaments, George Balanchine’s The Nutcrackerâ„¢, “Emeralds” from Jewels, Prodigal Son, Slaughter on Tenth Avenue. Symphony in C, Symphony in Three Movements, Tschaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 2, and La Valse; Melissa Barak’s A Simple Symphony; Eliot Feld’s A Stair Dance; Angelin Preljocaj’s La Stravaganza; Peter Martins’ Calcium Light Night, Les Gentilhommes, Romeo + Juliet, The Sleeping Beauty, and Swan Lake; and Jerome Robbins’ Fanfare, The Four Seasons, and Interplay. In addition to originating roles in Peter Martins’ The Red Violin, Benjamin Millepied’s: Why am I not where you are, Alexei Ratmansky’sÂ Russian Seasons and Justin Peckâ€™s In Creases.
Mr. Suozzi performed with Peter Boal & Company at the Joyce Theater, dancing in the world premieres of John Alleyne’s 2nd Prologue and Marco Goecke’s Mopey.