Isaac Wright. Photo par Karolina Kuras.
Lieu de naissance : Belleville, Ontario
Formation : Quinte Ballet School of Canada in Belleville, Ontario and Canada’s National Ballet School
Au BNC depuis : 2015
Membre du corps de ballet depuis : 2019
Cinq choses à savoir
- Born in Belleville, Isaac started with tap classes before immersing himself in ballet. At the age of 11 he became a full-time student at Quinte Ballet School in Belleville and at 15 he enrolled at Canada’s National Ballet School.
- Before joining The National Ballet of Canada, he danced with Canada’s Ballet Jörgen and Les Grands Ballet Canadiens.
- In 2019, Isaac performed in the company premiere of Jiří Kylián’s Petite Mort.
- Isaac’s first production with The National Ballet of Canada was The Winter's Tale.
- Isaac has had the opportunity to tour and perform in all ten provinces in Canada.
- 2Petite Mort
- 3Jewels by Balanchine
- The Man in Black
- Dances at a Gathering
Isaac Wright was born in Belleville, Ontario and trained at Quinte Ballet School of Canada in Belleville, Ontario and Canada’s National Ballet School. Isaac joined The National Ballet of Canada as a RBC Apprentice in 2015 and danced with Ballet Jörgen and Les Grands Ballets before re-joining the National Ballet’s Corps de Ballet in 2019.
Most recently, Isaac danced in the world premiere of Wayne McGregor’s MADDADDAM and the Canadian premiere of David Dawson’s Anima Animus and Alonzo King’s The Collective Agreement. Isaac’s repertoire includes Snow Trio in The Nutcracker, Pussycat in The Sleeping Beauty and roles in Swan Lake, Romeo and Juliet, Giselle, Cinderella, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, The Winter’s Tale, Anna Karenina, The Merry Widow, La Sylphide, Pinocchio, A Streetcar Named Desire, Elite Syncopations, Angels’ Atlas, Serenade, Etudes, Chaconne, Symphony in C, Piano Concerto #1, Petite Mort, Concerto, Marguerite and Armand, Crepuscular, Frame by Frame, Crepuscular, The Dreamers Ever Leave You, Orpheus Alive, On Solid Ground and 4 for 5.
Isaac was awarded Patrons Award of Merit in 2020 and the RBC Emerging Artist Award in 2016.