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Lonnie Weeks

Lonnie Weeks

Lonnie Weeks (© Chris Hardy)

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Chicago, Ilinois

Company Membership:

Joined in 2010.

Born in Los Alamos, New Mexico, Lonnie Weeks trained at Faubourg School of Ballet, Ruth Page Center for the Arts, and Texas Ballet Theater School. He danced with Texas Ballet Theater prior to joining the Company in 2010.

Weeks has danced featured roles in such ballets as Balanchine’s Scotch Symphony (demi-soloist) and Lifar’s Suite en Blanc (pas de cinq). He created a role in McGregor’s Borderlands.

His repertory includes Tomasson’s Giselle, Nutcracker, Romeo & Juliet, 7 for Eight, Criss-Cross, The Fifth Season, and Trio; Balanchine’s Coppélia, Divertimento No. 15, Stravinsky Violin Concerto, Symphony in C, Symphony in Three Movements, and Theme and Variations; Fokine’s Petrouchka; Forsythe’s Artifact Suite; MacMillan’s Winter Dreams; and Chroma; Morris’ Beaux; Nureyev’s Raymonda—Act III; Page’s Guide to Strange Places; Possokhov’s The Rite of Spring; Ratmansky’s Le Carnaval des Animaux; Robbins’ Glass Pieces; and Wheeldon’s Cinderella, Number Nine, and Within the Golden Hour.

As a guest artist, in 2013 Weeks performed a pas de deux from Borderlands with Maria Kochetkova at the Youth America Grand Prix “Stars of Today Meet the Stars of Tomorrow” Gala; a pas de deux from Le Corsaire at the Florida Classical Ballet Gala; and a pas de deux from Le Carnaval de Venise at Dmitri Kulev Classical Ballet Academy. In 2011 he danced the Swan Lake pas de trois and Franz in Coppélia with Florida Classical Ballet.

Weeks was a silver medalist at the Helsinki International Ballet Competition in 2009 and a bronze medalist at the Shanghai International Ballet Competition in 2007.



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