Ezra Thomson | Soloist

Ezra Thomson is from San Bernardino, California. He studied on scholarship at Riverside Ballet Arts, Orlando Ballet School, and Pacific Northwest Ballet School and attended summer courses at Pacific Northwest Ballet School, the School of American Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, National Ballet School (Canada), the Rock School, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, and Burklyn Ballet Theatre. Mr. Thomson was a 2009 recipient of the Flemming Halby Exchange with the Royal Danish Ballet School. He danced with Orlando Ballet before joining Pacific Northwest Ballet as an apprentice in 2009. He was promoted to corps de ballet in 2010 and soloist in 2017.

In 2007, Mr. Thomson won the gold medal in the regional Youth America Grand Prix competition.

Mr. Thomson has choreographed works for Pacific Northwest Ballet’s NEXT STEP and Pacific Northwest Ballet School’s annual School Performance. In 2016, he choreographed Stinger for Sculptured Dance, a collaboration between Pacific Northwest Ballet and Seattle Art Museum presented at Seattle’s Olympic Sculpture Park. In 2018, he choreographed The Perpetual State for Pacific Northwest Ballet.

Leading Roles

George Balanchine
  • Agon
  • Coppélia (Dr. Coppelius)
  • George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker® (Cavalier, Herr Drosselmeier, Soldier Doll, Hot Chocolate, Tea, Candy Cane)
  • A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Puck, Lysander, Bottom)
  • Prodigal Son (Friend)
Andrew Bartee
  • arms that work*
  • Dirty Goods*
Peter Boal
  • Giselle (Old Man)
Donald Byrd
  • Love and Loss*
Alejandro Cerrudo
  • Little mortal jump
  • Memory Glow*
  • Silent Ghost
Kyle Davis
  • A Dark and Lonely Space
Nacho Duato
  • Rassemblement
William Forsythe
  • In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated
  • New Suite
Kiyon Gaines
  • Sum Stravinsky
Paul Gibson
  • The Piano Dance
Marco Goecke
  • Place a Chill*
Ronald Hynd
  • The Sleeping Beauty (Duke of Burgundy, Gallison, Blue Bird pas de deux, Puss in Boots)
Jiri Kylian
  • Forgotten Land
  • Petite Mort
  • Sechs Tänze (Six Dances)
Jessica Lang
  • Her Door to the Sky
Jean-Christophe Maillot
  • Roméo et Juliette (Mercutio)
Benjamin Millepied
  • 3 Movements
Mark Morris
  • Kammermusik No. 3*
Matthew Neenan
  • Bacchus
Annabelle Lopez Ochoa
  • Cylindrical Shadows
Justin Peck
  • Debonair*
Miles Pertl
  • Wash of Gray*
Crystal Pite
  • Emergence
  • Plot Point
Victor Quijada
  • Mating Theory*
  • Suspension of Disbelief
Alexei Ratmansky
  • Concerto DSCH
Jerome Robbins
  • The Concert
  • Fancy Free
  • In the Night
  • West Side Story Suite (Riff)
Eva Stone
  • F O I L*
Kent Stowell
  • Carmina Burana
  • Cinderella (Harlequin)
  • Nutcracker (Prince, Herr Drosselmeier)
  • Swan Lake (Wolfgang, Czardas, Neapolitan Dance)
Susan Stroman
  • TAKE FIVE … More or Less
Price Suddarth
  • Signature*
Twyla Tharp
  • Afternoon Ball
  • Brief Fling
  • Nine Sinatra Songs
  • Waiting at the Station
Christopher Wheeldon
  • Polyphonia
  • Tide Harmonic
Robyn Mineko Williams
  • The Trees The Trees*

* Originated role