Introducing New Teaching Artist: Megan LeCrone, Soloist Ballerina with the New York City Ballet

Photo © Peter Lindbergh

Megan LeCrone was born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. She began her dance training at the age of four at Greensboro Ballet with Maryhelen Mayfield, John Dennis, and Elissa Fuchs. At age 14, she began studying with Melissa Hayden and Duncan Noble at the North Carolina School of the Arts in Winton-Salem. Ms. LeCrone entered the School of American Ballet (SAB), the official school of New York City Ballet, full-time in the fall of 2001, and in November 2001 she became an apprentice with New York City Ballet. Ms. LeCrone joined the Company as a member of the corps de ballet in October 2002 and was promoted to soloist in February 2013.

Ms. LeCrone has significant experience teaching students of all ages and she has taught in Africa, China, and the United States. We are excited to welcome her to our Mentorship Program.

George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker® Choreography George Balanchine © The George Balanchine Trust | Photo © Paul Kolnik

FEATURED ROLES SINCE JOINING NYCB

GEORGE BALANCHINE
  • Agon
  • Brahms-Schoenberg Quartet (First Movement)
  • Coppélia (Dawn)
  • Cortège Hongrois
  • “Emeralds” from Jewels
  • Episodes
  • The Four Temperaments
  • George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker® (Sugarplum Fairy, Dewdrop, Hot Chocolate, Coffee, Flowers, Frau Stahlbaum)
  • A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Hippolyta)
  • Raymonda Variations
  • “Rubies” from Jewels
  • Serenade
  • Stars and Stripes
  • Swan Lake
  • Symphony in Three Movements
  • Tschaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 2
  • Tschaikovsky Suite No. 3 (Waltz)
AUGUST BOURNONVILLE
  • Bournonville Divertissements (Pas de Six from Napoli and Abdallah)
  • La Sylphide (Effie)
WILLIAM FORSYTHE
  • Herman Schmerman
PETER MARTINS
  • Bal de Couture
  • The Chairman Dances
  • Hallelujah Junction
  • The Red Violin
  • Romeo + Juliet (Lady Capulet)
  • The Sleeping Beauty (Lilac Fairy, Tenderness, Diamond)
  • Swan Lake (Pas de Quatre, Pas de Trois, Russian, Spanish, Princess)
ANGELIN PRELJOCAJ
  • Spectral Evidence
ALEXEI RATMANSKY
  • Voices
JEROME ROBBINS
  • The Four Seasons (Summer)

ORIGINATED A FEATURED ROLE IN

  • Christopher d’Amboise: Tribute(NYCB Premiere)
  • Peter Martins: Ocean’s Kingdom
  • Gianna Reisen: Judah
George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker® Choreography George Balanchine © The George Balanchine Trust | Photo © Paul Kolnik

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