Craig Hall

New York City Ballet: Soloist

Craig Hall was born in Maywood, Illinois. He began his dance training at the age of four at Stairway of the Stars with Lois Baumann. At age 14, he began studying with Anna Paskevska at the Chicago Academy of the Arts. He also studied at the Ruth Page Dance Foundation with Larry Long. Mr. Hall entered the School of American Ballet (SAB), the official school of New York City Ballet, full time in the fall of 1997. While a student at the School of American Ballet, he originated a featured role in Christopher Wheeldon’s Scènes De Ballet, which premiered during New York City Ballet’s 1999 spring season. In October 1999, Mr. Hall became an apprentice with New York City Ballet, and he joined the company as a member of the corps de ballet in February 2000. In May 2007, Mr. Hall was promoted to soloist.

Mr. Hall has won several awards including a second round scholarship from the National Foundation for the Advancement in Arts, the Nureyev scholarship, and the Mae L. Wien award.

See also:

Review: Craid Hall’s Last Matinee on a Lincoln Center Stage, The New York Times
Craig Hall, Interview En L’air

Video links:

New York City Ballet MOVES: After the Rain, Youtube
Soloists | Ep. 4 | city.ballet, Youtube
Justin Peck’s YEAR OF THE RABBIT with music by Sufjan Stevens at NYC Ballet, Youtube

Social Media:

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