Elle Macy | Principal2022-11-18T13:48:36-08:00

Elle Macy

Elle Macy (she/her) is from Huntington Beach, California. She studied at Orange County Dance Center and on scholarship at Pacific Northwest Ballet School. She attended summer courses at the School of American Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, and Pacific Northwest Ballet School. Ms. Macy joined Pacific Northwest Ballet as an apprentice in 2012 and was promoted to corps de ballet in 2013, soloist in 2019, and principal in 2021.

Ms. Macy has won awards from Youth America Grand Prix, Spotlight Scholarship Competition, and Dance Masters of America.

Leading Roles

George Balanchine
Coppélia (Dawn)
George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker® (Sugar Plum Fairy, Hot Chocolate, Coffee, Dewdrop)
A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Hippolyta)
La Source

Andrew Bartee
arms that work
Dirty Goods*

Peter Boal
Giselle (Berthe)

Alejandro Cerrudo

Future Memory*
Little mortal jump
One Thousand Pieces
Silent Ghost

Kyle Davis
A Dark and Lonely Space*

David Dawson
Empire Noir
A Million Kisses to my Skin

Ulysses Dove
Red Angels

William Forsythe
In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated
New Suite
One Flat Thing, reproduced

Ronald Hynd
The Sleeping Beauty (Fairy of Generosity, Gold and Silver pas de trois)

Jiri Kylian
Forgotten Land

Jessica Lang
Ghost Variations*
Her Door to the Sky*

Edwaard Liang

The Veil Between Worlds*

Jean-Christophe Maillot
Cendrillon (Fairy/Mother)

Benjamin Millepied
3 Movements

Matthew Neenan


Noelani Pantastico


Justin Peck

In the Countenance of Kings

Crystal Pite

Plot Point

Alexei Ratmansky

Pictures at an Exhibition

Jerome Robbins

Dances at a Gathering
Fancy Free
West Side Story Suite

Penny Saunders


Kent Stowell

Cinderella (Godmother, Stepmother)
Swan Lake (Pas de trois, Spanish Dance)

Price Suddarth

Susan Stroman
TAKE FIVE…More or Less

Twyla Tharp
Waiting at the Station*

Ezra Thomson
The Perpetual State

Christopher Wheeldon
Curious Kingdom*
Tide Harmonic

Robyn Mineko Williams

The Trees The Trees*

* Originated role
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