McGee Maddox

McGee Maddox 2013-14 Photo Credits

McGee Maddox. Photo by Aleksandar Antonijevic. 

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.    

Recently, Mr. Maddox made his debut in Opus 19/The Dreamer by Jerome Robbins and as Siegfried in Swan Lake by James Kudelka. Mr. Maddox repertoire includes the role Romeo in Romeo and Juliet, Jack/Knave of Hearts in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, the title role in Onegin, Prince Charming in Cinderella, Basilio in Don Quixote and Peter/The Nutcracker in The Nutcracker. Mr. Maddox has also danced in The Sleeping Beauty, Giselle, The Seagull, Hamlet, The Four Temperaments, Serenade,The Four Seasons, Elite Syncopations, Theme and Variations, West Side Story Suite, Carmen, Pur ti Miro, The Man in Black, Glass Pieces, Chroma, Russian Seasons, Nijinsky and Emergence.

Quotes

Swan Lake 
“Keep your eye on McGee Maddox who played the prince's friend Benno… They share a reflective duet in the first act, and it was brilliant… McGee has charisma and he can dance.” —The Globe and Mail, 2010   

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