McGee Maddox

13/14 McGee Photo Credits

McGee Maddox. Photo by Sian Richards.

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    McGee Maddox  2012 13

    McGee Maddox. Photo by Sian Richards.

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    McGee Maddox (hero) 2011/12

    McGee Maddox. Photo by Sian Richards.

Biography

McGee Maddox was born in Spartanburg, South Carolina and trained at Houston Ballet’s Ben Stevenson Academy, joining Houston Ballet as an Apprentice in 2005. He joined The National Ballet of Canada in 2009 and was promoted to Principal Dancer in 2014.    

Mr. Maddox’s repertoire includes principal roles in Swan Lake, Romeo and Juliet, Onegin, Cinderella, The Nutcracker, Don Quixote, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Hamlet, The Four Temperaments, Opus 19/The Dreamer and Theme and Variations. Mr. Maddox has performed in ballets by such contemporary choreographers as John Neumeier, Alexei Ratmansky, James Kudelka, Wayne McGregor and Jorma Elo. 

In 2000, Mr. Maddox was the recipient of a National Training Scholarship and the Twyla Tharp Award at American Ballet Theatre Summer Training Program. 

Quotes

Onegin 
“a stunningly impressive debut. Maddox perfectly captured the character’s conflicting aloofness and emotional vulnerability.” Dance Magazine, 2010

Romeo and Juliet 
“Maddox becomes more musical with every performance and executes steps with an exhilarating attack.” Dance International, 2012  

… black night’s bright day … 
“the elegant McGee Maddox, a dancer of infinite variety… he dances just beyond the worldly realm, a masculine presence of great beauty and poetic spirit.” Ballet Review, 2014