Lawrence Rines

Boston Ballet II: (2009-2011)
Boston Ballet: Artist (2011-2017), Second Soloist (2017-2019), Soloist (2019-present)

Lawrence Rines Munro trained at the School of American Ballet and The Rock School for Dance Education. He has attended summer intensives at Ellison Ballet, The Kirov Academy of Ballet, Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet, Miami City Ballet, The School of American Ballet (SAB), and The Royal Ballet School.

His repertoire includes Karole Armitage’s Bitches Brew, Paulo Arrais’ ELA, Rhapsody in Blue, Sir Frederick Ashton’s Cinderella (Jester), George Balanchine’s Agon (2nd Pas de Trois), Allegro Brilliante, Chaconne (Demi Couple, Pas de Deux), Stravinsky Violin Concerto, Donizetti Variations, Symphony in C (Third Movement, Principal), Episodes, Jewels (Diamonds, Rubies), Symphony in Three Movements (5 couples), Theme and Variations, Coppélia, Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 2 (Pas de Trois), and Kammermusik No. 2, August Bournonville’s Bournonville Divertissements (Napoli Pas de Six), Lia Cirio’s Chaptered in Fragments, Jean Coralli and Jules Perrot’s Giselle (adapted by Larissa Ponomarenko) (Peasant Pas de Deux), John Cranko’s Romeo and Juliet (Benvolio, Carnival King), Alexander Ekman’s Cacti, Jorma Elo’s Elo Experience, William Forsythe’s Approximate Sonata, Blake Works I, Blake Works III (The Barre Project), Playlist (EP), Artifact 2017, Artifact Suite, Defilé, Pas/Parts 2018, The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude, In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated, and The Second Detail, Jiří Kylián’s Wings of Wax, José Martinez’s Resonance, Nanine Linning’s La Mer, Wayne McGregor’s Chroma and Obsidian Tear, John Neumeier’s Third Symphony of Gustav Mahler (Soloist Men, Pas de Quatre), Mikko Nissinen’s Swan Lake (Pas de Trois, Pas de Cinq) and The Nutcracker (Lead Russian, Bear, Doll, Spanish, Chinese, Pastorale), Rudolf Nureyev’s Don Quixote (Gamache), Justin Peck’s In Creases and Everywhere We Go, Tiler Peck’s Point of Departure, Marius Petipa’s The Sleeping Beauty (Puss in Boots, Bluebird), Helen Pickett’s Eventide, and Jerome Robbins’ Interplay and Glass Pieces (First Movement Principal, Third Movement).

Rines Munro has also performed Forsythe’s The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude at the Nantucket Atheneum 10th Anniversary Dance Festival under the director of Tyler Angle, principal dancer with New York City Ballet. While at SAB, Matthew Renko choreographed a solo on Rines Munro in the inaugural year of the New York Choreographic Institute’s summer session in 2008.

Rines Munro joined Boston Ballet II in 2009, was promoted to artist of the Company in 2011, to second soloist in 2017, and to soloist in 2019.


Lawrence Rines, Boston Ballet

See also:

Lawrence Rines Munro, Daniel Durrett and Tyson Ali Clark as Snow King in The Nutcracker, Boston Ballet
Boston Ballet Just Promoted 7 Dancers, Pointe Magazine
Lawrence Rines: A Story of Ballet and Balance, The Huntington News
Catching Up with Lawrence Rines – A Dance Talent Reaching Incredible Heights, The Haute Life
Boston Ballet Soloist Lawrence Rines – The Pursuit of Perfection and Fun, The Haute Life
Lawrence Rines – Boston Ballet, Corps de Ballet, Dance Tabs
Ballet’s Backbone, Dance Magazine
Boston Ballet’s Promotions To Soloist And Second Soloist Ranks For 2019-2020 Season, DanceLand
Boston Ballet Dancer Lawrence Rines Talks Off-Stage Style, Racked Boston
Studio to Street: Boston Ballet Soloist Lawrence Rines Breaks Down His Signature Style, Pointe Magazine

Video links:

Winter Experience | Lawrence Rines Munro in Helen Pickett’s Petal
Talking with the Stars (S1E4) – Lawrence Rines | Boston Ballet
Teaching Robots to Dance
The Nutcracker’s Russian Dance

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