Jerome Tisserand

PNB Soloist

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Jerome Tisserand © Angela Sterling

Jerome Tisserand is from Lyon, France. He trained at the Paris Opera Ballet School, with Pascale Courdioux in Lyon, and at the School of American Ballet. He joined Miami City Ballet as an apprentice in 2006. Mr. Tisserand joined Pacific Northwest Ballet as a member of the corps de ballet in 2007 and was promoted to soloist in 2012.

Mr. Tisserand won second prize at the 2003 Dance Festival of Artists in Nyon, Switzerland, and first prize in the 2004 Prix Carpeaux in Valenciennes, France.

Leading Roles

George Balanchine's Coppélia (Discord and War, Franz), Emeralds, The Four Temperaments, A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Lysander, Cavalier), and Serenade; David Dawson’s A Million Kisses to my Skin; Ulysses Dove's Red Angels and Serious Pleasures; Peter Boal’s Giselle (Hilarion, Peasant pas de deux); William Forsythe's One Flat Thing, reproduced; Paul Gibson’s The Piano Dance; Ronald Hynd's The Sleeping Beauty (Bluebird pas de deux, Gold & Silver pas de trois); Jiri Kylian’s Petite Mort and Sechs Tänze (Six Dances); Annabelle Lopez Ochoa’s Cylindrical Shadows; Jean-Christophe Maillot's Roméo et Juliette (Acolyte, Balcony pas de deux); Mark Morris’ Pacific; Alexei Ratmansky’s Concerto DSCH and Don Quixote (Espada); Jerome Robbins' Afternoon of a Faun, Glass Pieces, and West Side Story Suite (Tony); Kent Stowell’s Carmina Burana, Cinderella (Evil Sprite), and Nutcracker (Prince); Susan Stroman's TAKE FIVE...More or Less; Twyla Tharp's Afternoon Ball, Nine Sinatra Songs, and Opus 111; and Christopher Wheeldon's Carousel (A Dance), Polyphonia, and Variations Sérieuses (Premier Danseur).

Originated Leading Roles: Benjamin Millepied's 3 Movements.

Featured Roles

George Balanchine's Symphony in C; Kent Stowell’s Nutcracker and Swan Lake; and Twyla Tharp’s Waterbaby Bagatelles..

At Miami City Ballet, Mr. Tisserand performed works by George Balanchine, Marius Petipa, and Twyla Tharp. He also performed as a student with Paris Opera Ballet, Paris Opera Ballet School, at the School of American Ballet in works by Benjamin Millipied and Christopher Wheeldon, and for the New York Choreographic Institute in works by Charlotte Griffin, Paul Julius, and Miao Zong.

He has performed as a guest artist with Allegheny Ballet Company.

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