Evan McKie is a Principal Dancer with Stuttgart Ballet, as well as being a photographer, choreographer and guest writer for DANCE magazine, New York.
Mr. McKie was born in Toronto and received his dance training from Canada’s National Ballet School, The Kirov Academy of Ballet and the John Cranko School, Stuttgart. He has received critical acclaim for many roles including Hamlet, Onegin, Siegfried in Swan Lake, the Prince in The Sleeping Beauty and appeared in Dance Europe Magazine's Critic's Choice List for his portrayal of Albrecht in Giselle.
Choreographers who have created roles especially for Mr. McKie include Wayne McGregor, Marco Goecke, Mauro Bigonzetti, Christian Spuck, Kevin O'Day and Douglas Lee. Mr. McKie has also worked with John Neumeier and the late Glen Tetley. Most recently he was guest artist in Onegin at Paris Opéra Ballet and the Universal Ballet in Seoul, South Korea. 'Of all of today's dance stars, McKie is one of the very brightest'' hailed Danse Magazine, Paris.
The Sleeping Beauty was Mr. McKie’s debut with The National Ballet of Canada and the first time he has danced in Canada since he was a child.