Dylan Lackey

Dylan Lackey


Company Artist

Birthplace

Atlanta, Georgia

Age started dancing

Ten

Training

  • Roswell Dance Theatre
  • The Harid Conservatory
  • Houston Ballet Academy

Queensland Ballet 

Joined as Company Artist 2017

Favourite Roles

  • Jewels Pas de Quatre, Ben Stevenson's The Sleeping Beauty
  • Cancer God, Stanton Welch's Zodiac
  • Sylvia Pas de Deux by Ben Stevenson
  • The West Side Story Suite by Jerome Robbins

Repertoire includes

  • World Premieres by Stanton Welch - Paquita (pas de trois), Zodiac (Aries, Cancer), Romeo and Juliet (Uncle Capulet), Le Sacre du Printemps, The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra (Horns), The Nutcracker (Butler, Rat, Blizzard, Arabian, Sailor, Lead Flower)

  • Works by Stanton Welch - Divergence, Madame Butterfly, Cinderella, Play, Marie, Brigade, Bolero, La Bayadere (groomsmen/ performer’s variation), Swan Lake, Velocity (2nd pas de deux), Tapestry (pas de deux)

  • Works by Ben Stevenson - The Nutcracker (Arabian, Lead Flower, Spanish, Harlequin, Nutcracker, Rat King), The Sleeping Beauty (Pas de Quatre, Ivans, Fairy Cavalier), Sylvia (pas de deux)

  • Works by Twyla Tharp - The Brahms Haydn Variations

  • Works by Jiří Kylián - Sechs Tänze, Svadebka, Petite Mort, Serebande

  • Works by John Neumeier - A Midsummer’s Night Dream (Snout)

  • Works by George Balanchine - Ballet Imperial, Allegro Brilliante, Theme and Variations, The Four Temperaments, Serenade

  • Works by William Forsythe - Artifact Suite

  • Works by Jerome Robbins - The Concert, The West Side Story Suite

  • Works by John Cranko - The Taming of The Shrew (wedding pas de seis)

  • Works by David Bintley - Aladdin (Gold and Silver), The Tempest (Sebastian, Strange Fish)

  • Works by Trey McIntyre - Peter Pan (Indian, Pirate)

  • Works by Harald Lander - Etudes

  • Works by Ronald Hynd - The Merry Widow

  • Works by Justin Peck - Year of the Rabbit

  • Works by Kenneth MacMillan - Manon, Gloria

  • Works by Garrett Smith - Murcof, Den III

Roles would love to dance

  • Lensky in Onegin by John Cranko
  • Twilight by Ben Stevenson
  • In the Night by Jerome Robbins
  • Des Grieux in Kenneth MacMillan's Manon

Other information

While training at The Harid Conservatory on full scholarship, Dylan was awarded the Ruth Nelson Kraft Foundation Award, Reuger Family Scholarship, and the Dance Study award for Ballet and Modern. Dylan was a member of Houston Ballet II from 2010-2012, he then later became a member of The Houston Ballet's main company from 2012-2017. In 2011, Dylan was invited to perform at the Festival de Danza de Cordoba, Youth America Grand Prix a Night with the Stars Gala. He performed alongside international professional ballet stars and soloists - Vladimir Malakhov (American Ballet Theatre), Ashley Bouder (The New York City Ballet), Connor Walsh and Karina Gonzalez (Houston Ballet), Elisa Carrillo and Mikhail Kaniskin (Staatsballett Berlin). Dylan has performed in many major cities across the U.S. and in places all over the world such as Guetamala, Mexico, Canada, Germany and Australia.

Press:

Dance Europe December, 2011 Issue #157
“Three foreign schools sent pupils to perform in the gala, and hats off to them for looking as professional as the professionals. Paulina Guraieb and Dylan James Judd Lackey from the Houston Ballet Academy gave a sensitive rendition of the pas de deux from Ben Stevenson’s Sylvia, managing the tricky lifts with dexterity...” - Emma Manning

Dance Europe July, 2015 Issue #197
“Emboldened by the strong partnering of Dylan Lackey, Lauren Strongin visibly showed the music rippling through her body in Cancer...” - Gerrard Davis 


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