Arolyn Williams

APPROVED---2012---Emeralds---by-Luke-Isley-4-11---Arolyn-Williams--134_CUT

sponsored by Peter and Catherine Meldrum

Joined Ballet West II: 2004
Joined Ballet West: 2006
Promoted to Demi-Soloist: 2010
Promoted to Soloist: 2011
Promoted to Principal: 2013

2015-16 Season

  • Who Cares (Balanchine) On Tour – Northup Auditorium, Minneapolis, Minnesota, Facinatin’ Rhythm  Principal
  • Overgrown Path (Kylian) (Janet Quinney Lawson Capitol Theatre, Salt Lake City)
  • Symphony in C (Balanchine) PRINCIPAL FOURTH MOVEMENT, (Capitol Theatre, Salt Lake City)
  • Fancy Free (Robbins) (Capitol Theatre, Salt Lake City)
  • The Nutcracker (Christensen) On Tour – Austadt Audtorium Ogden, Utah, Sugar Plum Fairy, Waltz of the Flowers Soloist
  • The Nutcracker (Christensen) Snow Queen, Sugar Plum Fairy, Waltz of the Flowers Soloist (Capitol Theatre, Salt Lake City)
  • Romeo and Juliet (Cranko) Juliet, Gypsy (Capitol Theatre, Salt Lake City)
  • Games (Pickett) (Abravanel Hall, Salt Lake City)
  • Games (Pickett) (Salt Lake City, Capitol Theatre)
  • The Rite of Spring (Fonte) (Salt Lake City, Capitol Theatre)
  • In Memorium (Ruud) (Salt Lake City, Rose Wagner Theater)
  • HOMER (Naumann) (Salt Lake City, Rose Wagner Theater)
  • Lyric Pieces (Lang) (Salt Lake City, Rose Wagner Theater)

 

2014–15 Season

  • Presto (Fonte)l On Tour – Aspen Performing Arts Center, Aspen, Colorado
  • Mercurial Landscapes (Gates) On Tour – Aspen Performing Arts Center, Aspen, Colorado
  • Ruth Ricordi, Per Due (Arpino) (Grand America Hotel Ballroom, Salt Lake City, Utah)
  • Giselle (Sklute after Perrot/Coralli) Giselle (Salt Lake City, JEQ Capitol Theater)
  • The Nutcracker (Christensen) On Tour- Austad Auditorium, Ogden, Utah, Waltz of the Flowers Soloist
  • The Nutcracker (Christensen) On Tour – Kennedy Center, Washington, D.C.,Snow Queen, Sugar Plum Fairy, Waltz of the Flowers Soloist
  • The Nutcracker (Christensen) Snow Queen, Sugar Plum Fairy, Waltz of the Flowers Soloist (Salt Lake City, JEQ Capitol Theater)
  • Swan Lake (Sklute, after Petipa) Pas de Trois, (Salt Lake City, JEQ Capitol Theater)
  • Games (Pickett) On Tour – Joyce Theater, New York City, New York
  • The Lottery (Caniparoli) On Tour – Joyce Theater, New York City, New York, Mrs. Dunbar
  • Almost Tango (Fonte) Principal (Salt Lake City, JEQ Capitol Theater)
  • Mercurial Landscapes (Gates) On Tour -Royal Theater, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, Pas de Deux
  • The Lottery (Caniparoli)- On Tour – Royal Theater, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, Mrs. Dunbar
  • Homage (Adams) (Salt Lake City, Rose Wagner Theater)
  • Presto (Fonte)(Salt Lake City, Rose Wagner Theater)
  • The Hunt (Addison) (Salt Lake City, Rose Wagner Theater)
  • Facades (Smith) (Salt Lake City, Rose Wagner Theater)
  • Presto (Fonte) On Tour – Belcher Opera House, Longview, Texas
  • Mercurial Landscapes (Gates) On Tour – Belcher Center, Longview, Texas
  • Mercurial Landscapes (Gates) On Tour – Winspear Opera House, Dallas, Texas

2013–14 Season

  • The Sleeping Beauty (Sklute after Petipa) – Princess Aurora, Princess Florine, Fairy Joy
  • The Nutcracker (Christensen) – Sugar Plum Fairy, Snow Queen, Flowers lead, Mirlitons Lead
  • The Firebird (Christensen) – The Tsarevna
  • Who Cares? (Balanchine) – The Man I Love/ Fascinating Rhythm
  • Petite Mort (Kylian) – 3rd pas de deux
  • Coppelia pas de deux (Christensen) – Swandilda

On Tour

  • The Sleeping Beauty (Sklute after Petipa) – Princess Florine – Chicago Auditorium Theatre
  • The Lottery (Caniporoli) – Mrs Dunbar – Chicago Auditorium Theatre

2012–13 Season

  • Cinderella (Ashton) – Cinderella
  • The Nutcracker (Christensen) – Sugar Plum Fairy, Flowers lead, Mirlitons Lead, Doll
  • Jewels (Balanchine) – Emeralds principal #1, pas de trois, Rubies
  • Bolero (Fonte)
  • But Never Doubt I Love (Pickett) – First Duet
  • Trapped (Ruud) – pas de quatre

Selected World Premiere Roles Created for Her

  • The Lottery (Caniporoli) – Mrs. Dunbar
  • Behind Closed Doors (Anderson)
  • Mercurial Landscape (Gates)
  • Spun (Fry)

On Tour

  • Emeralds (Balanchine) – pas de trios – Smith Center, Las Vegas
  • The Nutcracker (Christensen) – Sugar Plum Fairy, Lead Mirliton – The Kennedy Center, DC

2011–12 Season

  • Dracula (Stevenson) – Svetlana
  • Don Quixote (Holmes after Petipa) – Amour/Cupid
  • The Nutcracker (Christensen) – Sugar Plum Fairy, Flowers Lead, Mirlitons lead, Doll
  • Emeralds (Balanchine) – pas de trois
  • Petite Mort (Kylian) – 3rd pas de deux
  • Ruth, Ricordi per Due (Arpino)

Selected World Premiere Roles Created for Her

  • Descent (Bearden) – Marina
  • Forces at Play (Adams)
  • Eenvoudig (Anderson)

On Tour

  • Sinfonietta (Kylian) – Chicago Dancing Festival & Wolf Trap Park for the Performing Arts
  • The Four Temperaments (Balanchine) – Wolf Trap Park for the Performing Arts

2010–11 Season

  • The Sleeping Beauty (world premiere Sklute after Petipa) – Fairy Joy, Princess Florine
  • The Nutcracker (Christensen) – Sugar Plum Fairy, Flowers lead, Mirlitons lead, Doll
  • The Four Temperaments (Balanchine) – 3rd Theme
  • Carmina Burana (Butler)
  • Chaconne (Balanchine) – soloist
  • Sinfonietta (Kylian)
  • Bolero (Fonte)

Selected World Premiere Roles Created for Her

  • Trapped (Ruud) – pas de Quatre
  • Fall into Loving Arms (Mattingly)

On Tour

  • Sinfonietta (Kylian) – Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Serenade (Balanchine) – Chicago Dancing Festival

2009–10 Season

  • Swan Lake (world premiere of Sklute after Petipa) – English Princess, Cygnette
  • The Nutcracker (Christensen) – Mirlitons Lead
  • The Dream (Ashton) – Titania
  • Serenade (Balanchine)
  • Stars & Stripes (Balanchine)
  • Songs of the Valley (Marks)

Selected World Premiere Roles Created for Her

  • But Never Doubt I Love (Pickett ) – first duet

On Tour

  • Les Biches (Nijinska) – Girl in Grey – New York Fall for Dance Festival

Additional Information: While at UNCSA, Arolyn received the Chancellor’s Award for Artistic and Academic Excellence. She also spent several summers at the San Francisco Conservatory of Dance where she studied Ohad Naharin’s Gaga technique, as well as repertoire by Jiri Kylian, Ohad Naharin, and local San Francisco choreographers Alex Ketley and Robert Moses.