Christopher Stalzer

Christopher Stalzer Photo Credits

Christopher Stalzer, photo by Sian Richards.

Biography

Born in Atlanta, Georgia, Christopher Stalzer trained at the Rotaru International Ballet School. Mr. Stalzer joined Houston Ballet in 2004 and became a member of The National Ballet of Canada in 2007. He 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. He has also danced in The Sleeping Beauty, 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.  

Mr. Stalzer was awarded the David Tory Award in 2013 and the Patron Award of Merit by the Patron’s Council Committee of The National Ballet of Canada in 2009.  

Quotes

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

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 

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