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Megan Fairchild

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Name  Megan Fairchild
Spouse  Andrew Veyette (m. 2011)

Height  1.61 m
Role  Dancer
Siblings  Robert Fairchild
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Nominations  Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical
Similar People  Tony Yazbeck, Peter Martins, Jackie Hoffman, George Balanchine, Phillip Boykin

Education  School of American Ballet

From Ballet To Broadway - Episode Two - Megan Fairchild

Megan Fairchild (born 1984) is a principal dancer with the New York City Ballet.


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Early life

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Megan was born in Salt Lake City, Utah in 1984. She went to high school at the Professional Children's School. She studied dance at Ballet West, and entered the School of American Ballet as a boarding student in 2000.


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Prior to becoming a principal dancer in 2005, she was a member of the corps de ballet in 2002 and promoted to a soloist in 2004. Her brother, Robert Fairchild is also a principal with the company. She and her brother are both recipients of the Mae L. Wien Award at the School of American Ballet and the only siblings to share this distinction.

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Fairchild made her Broadway stage debut playing the role of Ivy Smith in the 2014 revival of On the Town, which opened on October 16, 2014 at the Lyric Theatre. She received the 2015 Theatre World Award for her performance. She is currently a Teaching Fellow with the School of American Ballet.

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Megan Fairchild's featured roles since joining the New York City Ballet have included:

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GEORGE BALANCHINE Apollo (Calliope) Allegro Brillante Ballo della Regina Chaconne Coppélia (Swanilda) Danses Concertantes Divertimento from 'Le Baiser de la Fée' Divertimento No. 15 Donizetti Variations Duo Concertant "Emeralds" from Jewels George Balanchine's The Nutcracker® (Sugarplum Fairy, Dewdrop, Marzipan, Dolls) Harlequinade (Pierrette) A Midsummer Night's Dream (Butterfly, Divertissement) Raymonda Variations "Rubies" from Jewels Serenade Sonatine La Source Square Dance Stars and Stripes The Steadfast Tin Soldier Symphony in C (First Movement, Third Movement) Tarantella Tschaikovsky Pas de Deux Theme and Variations Union Jack Valse-Fantaisie Vienna Waltzes Western Symphony (Adagio) Who Cares?


ELIOT FELD Intermezzo No. 1 (NYCB Premiere)

PETER MARTINS Barber Violin Concerto A Fool for You Eight Easy Pieces Eros Piano Fearful Symmetries Jeu de Cartes The Magic Flute (Lise) Octet Papillons Sinfonia The Sleeping Beauty (Aurora, Ruby, Princess Florine) Songs of the Auvergne Swan Lake (Pas de Trois, Pas de Quatre, Neapolitan) Zakouski

JUSTIN PECK The Most Incredible Thing (The Cuckoo Bird)

ALEXEI RATMANSKY Odessa Russian Seasons

JEROME ROBBINS Andantino Brandenburg Dances at a Gathering The Four Seasons (Winter) The Goldberg Variations Piano Pieces


CHRISTOPHER WHEELDON DGV: Danse à Grande Vitesse Mercurial Manoeuvres


Robert La Fosse: Land of Nod (Natalie) Peter Martins: Bal de Couture, Naïve and Sentimental Music Angelin Preljocaj: Spectral Evidence Alexei Ratmansky: Namouna, A Grand Divertissement Susan Stroman: "The Blue Necklace" from Double Feature (Florence) Christopher Wheeldon: Shambards


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