Haley Henderson Smith

APPROVED-2012-nutcracker---erik-ostling---haley-henderson-smithJoined Ballet West: 2010
Promoted to Principal: 2013

2014–15 Season

  • The Nutcracker(Christensen )Snow Queen, Sugar Plum Fairy (Salt Lake City, Capitol Theater)
  • Swan Lake (Sklute, after Petipa) Odette, Odile (Salt Lake City, JEQ Capitol Theater)

2013–14 Season

  • The Sleeping Beauty (Sklute after Petipa) – The Countess
  • The Nutcracker (Christensen) – Sugar Plum Fairy, Snow Queen
  • Who Cares? (Balanchine) – Who Cares?/ Stairway to Paradise
  • Petite Mort (Kylian) – 4th pas de deux
  • Anna Karinina Act 2 pas de deux (Prokofsky)- Anna

On Tour

  • The Sleeping Beauty (Sklute after Petipa) – The Countess – Chicago Auditorium Theatre
  • The Lottery (Caniporoli) – Mrs. Graves– Chicago Auditorium Theatre

2012–13 Season

  • Cinderella (Ashton) – Fairy Godmother, Winter Fairy
  • The Nutcracker (Christensen) – Sugar Plum Fairy, Snow Queen, Flowers Lead, Arabian
  • Jewels (Balanchine) – Emeralds principal #2, Rubies soloist, Diamonds principal
  • Bolero (Fonte)
  • But Never Doubt I Love (Pickett) – Final Duet
  • The Lottery (Caniporoli) – Mrs. Graves

Selected World Premiere Roles Created for Her

  • Mechanism (Smith)
  • Mercurial Landscape (Gates) – pas de deux

On Tour

  • Emeralds (Balanchine) – principal #2 – Smith Center, Las Vegas
  • The Nutcracker (Christensen) – Snow Queen, Flowers lead – The Kennedy Center, Washington DC

2011–12 Season

  • Dracula (Stevenson) – Flora
  • Don Quixote (Holmes after Petipa) – Queen of the Dryads, Mercedes
  • The Nutcracker (Christensen) – Sugar Plum Fairy, Snow Queen, Flowers lead, Arabian
  • Emeralds (Balanchine) – principal #2
  • Petite Mort (Kylian) – 4th pas de deux

Selected World Premiere Roles Created for Her

  • With You (Smith)

On Tour

  • The Four Temperaments (Balanchine) – Choleric– Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts
  • Grand Synthesis (Shields)

2010–11 Season

  • The Sleeping Beauty (world premiere Sklute after Petipa) – Carabosse, Lilac Fairy, Fairy Temperament
  • The Nutcracker (Christensen) – Snow Queen, Flowers Lead
  • The Four Temperaments (Balanchine) – Choleric, 3rd Theme
  • Chaconne (Balanchine) – principal
  • Sinfonietta (Kylian)

Selected World Premiere Roles Created for Her

  • Regarding Us (Adams)

On Tour

  • Serenade (Balanchine) – Dark Angel – Chicago Dancing Festival

Additional Information: Haley Henderson Smith joined the Royal Danish Ballet in 2000 at age 17 where she danced through 2006. She then danced with American Ballet Theatre during their 2006 Metropolitan Opera House season as a guest from the Royal Danish Ballet, appearing in their entire repertoire.