Stephanie Hutchison

Stephanie Hutchison 2013-14 Photo Credits

Stephanie Hutchison, photo by Sian Richards.

Biography

Stephanie Hutchison was born in Kitchener, Ontario and trained at Canada’s National Ballet School. She danced with Ottawa Ballet and Ballet BC before joining The National Ballet of Canada in 1997. Ms. Hutchison was promoted to First Soloist in 2003.  

Ms. Hutchison’s repertoire includes the Stepsister in Cinderella, Queen of the Wilis in Giselle, Lady Capulet in Romeo and Juliet and Queen of Hearts in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland as well as featured roles in The Sleeping Beauty, The Nutcracker, Don Quixote, The Four Seasons, The Four Temperaments, The Contract (The Pied Piper), The Seagull, Hamlet, Serenade, Jewels, the second detail, 24 Preludes by ChopinWest Side Story Suite, The Man in Black, Carmen and Emergence. Recently, Ms. Hutchison danced in the Canadian premiere of Nijinsky by John Neumeier. 

In 2010, Ms. Hutchison danced with the company in 24 Preludes by Chopin at the Cultural Olympiad at the Winter Olympics in Vancouver. In 2008, she danced in Delicate Battle at San Francisco Ballet’s 75th Anniversary Gala and she participated in the 75th anniversary of The Royal Ballet in London in 2006, dancing in the world premiere of Matjash Mrozewski’s C.V. 

Quotes

Swan Lake 
“Stephanie Hutchison as the Wench was suitably seductive and held her own against all those men until the end.” The Globe and Mail, 2010 

Romeo and Juliet 
“As Lady Capulet, Stephanie Hutchison follows a long line of dramatic ballerinas who have found just the right note of nobility overlying a fragile interior… Hutchison's interpretation [was a] portrait of human frailty. The Globe and Mail, 2009

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland 
“Stephanie Hutchison as the Queen of Hearts was hilarious. Her spoof of the Rose Adagio was broad enough to elicit belly laughs even from those who never saw Sleeping Beauty. Dance Magazine, 2013