- Los Alamos, New Mexico
- Faubourg School of Ballet
Ruth Page Center for the Arts
Texas Ballet Theater School
- Company Membership
Joined the Company as a member of the corps de ballet in 2010
Promoted to soloist in 2018
Lonnie Weeks has danced principal or featured roles in Tomasson’s Nutcracker (Jack-in-the-Box, Spanish, Chinese, and Russian) and Swan Lake (Spanish and Neapolitan); Balanchine’s The Four Temperaments (Melancholic), Scotch Symphony (demi-soloist), and Theme and Variations (soloist); Cranko’s Onegin (Lensky); Lifar’s Suite en Blanc (pas de cinq); and Wheeldon’s Cinderella (Spirit of Summer/Generosity). He created a role in McGregor’s Borderlands.
His repertory includes Balanchine’s Coppélia, Diamonds, Divertimento No. 15, Prodigal Son, Rubies, Stravinsky Violin Concerto, Symphony in C, and Symphony in Three Movements; Fokine’s Petrouchka; Forsythe’s Artifact Suite; MacMillan’s Winter Dreams; and Chroma; Morris’ Beaux and Drink to Me Only With Thine Eyes; Nureyev’s Raymonda—Act III; Page’s Guide to Strange Places; Pita’s Salome; Possokhov’s Fusion, The Rite of Spring, and Swimmer; Ratmansky’s Le Carnaval des Animaux and Shostakovich Trilogy (Symphony #9); Robbins’ Glass Pieces; Scarlett’s Fearful Symmetries and Frankenstein; Thatcher’s Manifesto; Tomasson’s Giselle, Romeo & Juliet, 7 for Eight, Concerto Grosso, Criss-Cross, The Fifth Season, Prism, and Trio; and Wheeldon’s Number Nine, and Within the Golden Hour.
Lonnie danced in the 2015 film of Tomasson’s Romeo & Juliet (Lincoln Center at the Movies: Great American Dance). He performed at the Florida Classical Ballet Gala and with Maria Kochetkova at the 2013 Youth America Grand Prix Gala. In 2011 he danced Franz in Coppélia with Florida Classical Ballet.
In 2009, Lonnie was a silver medalist at the Helsinki International Ballet Competition, and he won the bronze medal at the Shanghai International Ballet Competition in 2007.