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