Amy Watson

Amy Watson

Born: 1981 in California

Nationality: American

Education: School of American Ballet

Career: The Suzanne Farrell Ballet 2000 and The Royal Danish Ballet from 2000

Repertoire: Bournonville: The Sylph in La Sylphide, Teresina in Napoli, Irma in Abdallah, Eleonora and Gold, Pas de deux in Kermessen i Bruges, Victorine in Le Conservatoire, Senorita in La Ventana, Birthe in A Folk Tale

Other Repertoire: Aurora in Sleeping Beauty (Wheeldon), Odette/Odile in Swan Lake (Hübbe/Schandorff, Martins), Kitri in Don Quixote (Alonso), Ballerina in Etudes (Lander), Sugar Plum Fairy in The Nutcracker (Balanchine, Ratmansky, Greve), Olga in Onegin (Cranko), Myrtha in Giselle (Hübbe), Gamzatti and 3 Shades in La Bayadere (Hübbe), Lescauts Mistress in Manon ( Macmillan), Hermia and Titania in A Midsummer Nights Dream (Neumeier), Lady Capulet in Romeo and Juliet (Neumeier), Prudence in The Lady of the Camellias (Neumeier), Queen of Shemakhan in The Golden Cockerel (Ratmansky), Babe in Come Fly Away (Tharp), Anita in West Side Story Suite (Robbins), Calypso and Circe in The Odyssey (Neumeier), Princess Henriette in The Little Mermaid (Neumeier).

Principal Roles: Symphony in C (Balanchine), Serenade (Balanchine), Symphony in 3 Movements (Balanchine), Agon (Balanchine), Apollo (Balanchine), Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto #2 (Balanchine), Other Dances (Robbins), Dances at a Gathering (Robbins), The Cage (Robbins), Five Brahms Waltzes in The manner of Isadora Duncan (Ashton), Chroma (Macgregor), Viscera (Scarlett), Octet (Martins), In the middle somewhat elevated (Forsythe), Witness (Ailey), Minus 7 (Naharin), Petit Mort (Kylian), Requiem (Rushton), Schubert pas de deux (Lüders)

Creations: Anna Lærkesen, Patrick Delcroix, Jorma Elo, Sidi Larbi Cherakoui, Jacopo Godani, Jo Strømgren, James Kudelka, Gregory Dean, Ulrik Birkjaer

Other: Guest star with New York City Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, Oregon Ballet Theatre, Became a knight of Denmark in 2011