Teaching at SAB, 2018; © Rosalie O'Connor
Performing with New York City Ballet in SWAN LAKE; © Paul Kolnik
Meagan Mann was reared in Lakewood and Howell, New Jersey, and began her ballet training at More Than Dance in Jackson, New Jersey. She was accepted into the School of American Ballet’s Children’s Division at the age of 11 and progressed through the Intermediate and Advanced training levels over the following 6 years. She was invited to become an apprentice with New York City Ballet in June 2006 and joined the NYCB corps de ballet in the spring of 2007.
Ms. Mann’s NYCB repertoire includes featured roles in George Balanchine’s Coppélia (Spinner), Cortège Hongrois, Divertimento from 'Le Baiser de la Fée', "Emeralds" from Jewels, George Balanchine's The Nutcracker (Coffee, Flowers), Raymonda Variations and La Sonnambula (Pastorale); in Bournonville Divertissements; in Peter Martins’s The Sleeping Beauty (Courage) and Swan Lake (Spanish); in Jerome Robbins’s Glass Pieces and Interplay, and in Myles Thatcher’s Polaris. She originated a featured role in Justin Peck’s New Blood and danced in the world premieres of Justin Peck’s Everywhere We Go, The Most Incredible Thing, Paz de la Jolla, Scherzo Fantastique and The Times Are Racing; in Peter Martins’s Ocean's Kingdom, Romeo + Juliet; in Liam Scarlett’s Acheron; in Troy Schumacher’s The Wind Still Brings and in Christopher Wheeldon’s American Rhapsody.
Ms. Mann served as an SAB Teaching Fellow for the 2017-18 Winter Term. She joined the School’s permanent faculty in September 2018 while continuing her performing career with New York City Ballet.