Skylar Campbell was born in Laguna Beach, California. He
trained at The V & T Dance Academy in Orange County. Mr. Campbell joined
The National Ballet of Canada as a RBC Apprentice in 2009, joined the Corps de
Ballet in 2011 and was promoted to Second Soloist in 2013.
Mr. Campbell recently danced the title role in the Canadian
premiere of Nijinsky by John
Neumeier. He has also danced the role of Alain in La Fille mal gardée and Bluebird in The Sleeping Beauty.
Mr. Campbell’s repertoire includes Swan Lake, Giselle, Romeo and Juliet, The Nutcracker,
Cinderella, Alice’s Adventures
in Wonderland, Onegin, Don Quixote, Hamlet, The Seagull, Elite Syncopations, Carmen, Pur ti Miro, Theme
and Variations, The Four Seasons, Emergence and the second
During his training, Mr. Campbell was one of the top ten male
finalists at the Prix de Lausanne and the Bronze Medal winner for pas de deux at
the Youth America Grand Prix.
Campbell, plucked from the corps and a decade younger, offers a different
dramatic perspective. His is a Nijinsky of childlike innocence, conveyed in dancing
of unaffected, almost angelic purity. He simply breaks your heart.”
Toronto Star, 2013
La Fille mal gardée
“It is Campbell’s endearing Alain, however, who touches the
heart. Looking awkward and sweet at the same time, Campbell moves through
Ashton’s limb and torso distortions with fluid ease, never losing his naivety.
He is definitely one to watch.”
The Globe and Mail, 2012
The Sleeping Beauty
“sheer avian excitement of Skylar Campbell’s debut Bluebird
The Toronto Star, 2012