Born in Atlanta, Georgia, Christopher Stalzer trained at the Rotaru International
Mr. Stalzer joined Houston Ballet in 2004 and joined The National
Ballet of Canada’s Corps de Ballet in 2007 and was promoted to Second Soloist
Mr. Stalzer recently made his debut as
the Mad Hatter in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Christopher
He danced the role of Benvolio in the world premiere
of Romeo and Juliet by Alexei Ratmansky and Guildenstern in the North
American premiere of Hamlet by Kevin O’Day.
Mr. Stalzer’s repertoire includes 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. He has also danced in The Sleeping Beauty, Giselle, Onegin, The Nutcracker, The Merry Widow, The Seagull, Carmen, Opus 19/The Dreamer, The Four Seasons, the second detail, Etudes, Soldiers’ Mass, Glass Pieces, Elite Syncopations, Russian Seasons and Emergence.
In 2009 Mr. Stalzer won the Patron Award of Merit granted by
the Patrons’ Council of The National Ballet of Canada.
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
“Rosencrantz and Guildenstern, danced with youthful bravado and swagger by Robert Stephen and Christopher Stalzer, respectively.”
Toronto Sun, 2012