Christopher Stalzer

Christopher Stalzer 14/15 Photo Credits

Christopher Stalzer. Photo by Aleksandar Antonijevic.

Biography

Christopher Stalzer was born in Atlanta, Georgia and trained at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana and the Rotaru International Ballet School in Atlanta, Georgia. Mr. Stalzer danced with Houston Ballet before joining The National Ballet of Canada’s Corp de Ballet in 2007 and was promoted to Second Soloist in 2012.   

Mr. Stalzer’s repertoire includes Benvolio in Romeo and Juliet, Mad Hatter in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Alain in La Fille mal gardée, Tony in West Side Story Suite, The Fool in Swan Lake, Garcia in Carmen and Sancho Panza in Don Quixote. His repertoire also includes roles in The Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella, Giselle, Onegin, The Nutcracker, The Merry Widow, The Seagull, Hamlet, Carmen, Opus 19/The Dreamer, The Four Seasons, the second detail, Etudes, Soldiers’ Mass, Glass Pieces, Elite Syncopations, Russian Seasons and Emergence. Recently, Mr. Stalzer danced in the North American premiere of Spectre de la Rose by Marco Goecke. 

In 2013, Mr. Stalzer received the David Tory Award and in 2009, the Patron Award of Merit by the Patrons' Council Committee of The National Ballet of Canada.  

Quotes

Elite Syncopations 
“Christopher Stalzer and the long-legged Adji Cissoko in the comic mismatching of physiques in the ‘Alaskan Rag.’ They almost stole the show” The Toronto Star, 2012 

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland 
“Christopher Stalzer taps up a storm as the madcap Mad Hatter.” 
The Hamilton Spectator, 2012 

Hamlet 
“Rosencrantz and Guildenstern, danced with youthful bravado and swagger by Robert Stephen and Christopher Stalzer, respectively.”
Toronto Sun, 2012