Kyle Davis | Pacific Northwest Ballet

Kyle Davis

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PNB Principal Dancer
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Leading Roles

George Balanchine
  • Agon
  • Divertimento from “Le Baiser de la Fée”
  • Emeralds
  • George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker® (Cavalier, Soldier Doll, Hot Chocolate, Tea, Candy Cane)
  • A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Oberon, Puck)
  • Prodigal Son (Friend)
  • Slaughter on Tenth Avenue (Morrisine)
  • La Source
  • Square Dance
  • Tarantella
  • Theme and Variations
Andrew Bartee
  • arms that work
Peter Boal
  • Giselle (Peasant pas de deux)
Donald Byrd
  • Love and Loss*
Alejandro Cerrudo
  • Little mortal jump
  • One Thousand Pieces
David Dawson
  • Empire Noir
William Forsythe
  • New Suite
  • One Flat Thing, reproduced
  • The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude
Paul Gibson
  • Rush
Marco Goecke
  • Place a Chill
Ronald Hynd
  • The Sleeping Beauty (Prince Florimund, Gold and Silver pas de trois, Blue Bird pas de deux)
Jiri Kylian
  • Petite Mort
Jessica Lang
  • Her Door to the Sky
Jean-Christophe Maillot
  • Roméo et Juliette (Benvolio, Acolyte)
Mark Morris
  • Kammermusik No. 3*
Matthew Neenan
  • Bacchus*
Annabelle Lopez Ochoa
  • Cylindrical Shadows
Justin Peck
  • Debonair
  • Year of the Rabbit
Crystal Pite
  • Emergence
  • Plot Point
Yuri Possokhov
  • RAkU (Monk)
Alexei Ratmansky
  • Concerto DSCH
  • Pictures at an Exhibition
Jerome Robbins
  • The Concert
  • Dances at a Gathering
Kent Stowell
  • Carmina Burana
  • Cinderella (Prince, Jester, Evil Sprite)
  • Nutcracker (Prince, Commedia)
  • Swan Lake (Jester, Wolfgang, Pas de trois, Neapolitan Dance)
Susan Stroman
  • TAKE FIVE…More or Less
Price Suddarth
  • Signature*
Twyla Tharp
  • Brief Fling
Ezra Thomson
  • The Perpetual State

* Originated role

Kyle Davis is from Green Bay, Wisconsin. He trained at Makaroff School of Ballet and on scholarship at Rock School for Dance Education and North Carolina School of the Arts, and attended summer courses on scholarship at Milwaukee Ballet School, the School of American Ballet, and Pacific Northwest Ballet School. He also studied with Ethan Stiefel and Warren Conover. Mr. Davis joined Pacific Northwest Ballet as an apprentice in 2008 and was promoted to corps de ballet in 2009, soloist in 2016, and principal in 2020.

In 2008, Mr. Davis won the Prix de Lausanne competition in Lausanne, Switzerland. He also won various awards in the Youth American Grand Prix Regional and Finals in 2005 and 2006. He was a 2007–2008 recipient of the Elizabeth Harriet Weaver Memorial Scholarship and the Martha and Spencer Love Foundation Scholarship for Excellence in the Arts at the North Carolina School of the Arts.

Mr. Davis’ works for PNB’s NEXT STEP choreographers’ showcase include Sylvia Pas de Deux (2012), Fanfare and Waltz from “Sylvia” (2013), A Hundred Ways to Paint the Portion of a Plane Bounded by Such a Curve, Part Two (2015), Make It So (2016), and Variegated Voices (2017). In 2014, he choreographed the third act of Sylvia for PNB School’s Annual School Performance. He has also created work for Chop Shop Contemporary Dance Festival and was a 2017 choreographic resident at University of North Carolina School of the Arts. In 2018, Mr. Davis choreographed A Dark and Lonely Space for PNB’s mainstage.

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