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
“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 …
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