Photo by Paul Kolnik


Principal, New York City Ballet

Tyler Angle was born in Altoona, Pennsylvania and began his dance training at the age of nine with Deborah Anthony at the Allegheny Ballet Company. Mr. Angle entered the School of American Ballet (SAB) in 2001, where in his first year, he won the Mae L. Wien Award for Outstanding Promise. In 2003, he was a recipient of the Martin Segal Award recognizing young artists of exceptional accomplishment in Lincoln Center‬, and was the inaugural Jerome Robbins Scholarship recipient at SAB. He joined the New York City Ballet‬ (NYCB) in June 2004 and was promoted to a Principal in the fall of 2009. Mr. Angle has a wide and varied repertory with the company including George Balanchine’s Agon, The Four Temperaments, Jewels (Diamonds), Mozartiana, Slaughter on Tenth Avenue and Stars and Stripes, Jerome Robbins’s, Dances at a Gathering and Fancy Free, Peter Martins’, The Sleeping Beauty (Prince Désiré), Romeo + Juliet (Tybalt) and Swan Lake (Prince Siegfried). Mr. Angle has originated feature roles in works with numerous choreographers including Mauro Bigonzetti, Benjamin Millepied, Justin Peck, Alexei Ratmansky and Christopher Wheeldon. In 2010, Mr. Angle and his brother Jared were invited to bring a group of NYCB dancers to Cuba for the Festival Internacional de Ballet de La Habana to critical acclaim. In addition to moderating and conceiving lectures for the New York City Center’s “Studio Five” talks and the Guggenheim Museum‬’s “Works and Process” series,  Mr. Angle also serves as the Artistic Director of the Nantucket Atheneum Dance Festival.