Jeannine Haller. Photo by Karolina Kuras.
Jeannine Haller was born in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan and trained at Place des Arts in Coquitlam, British Columbia and Canada’s National Ballet School. She joined The National Ballet of Canada as a RBC Apprentice in 2015 and was promoted to First Soloist in 2021.
Jeannine's repertoire includes the Second Fairy in The Sleeping Beauty and Polyhymnia in Apollo as well as roles in Swan Lake, Romeo and Juliet, Giselle, The Nutcracker, Onegin, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, The Winter’s Tale, Nijinsky, Anna Karenina, The Merry Widow, Frame by Frame, Pinocchio, La Sylphide, Chaconne, The Dream, Etudes, Paquita, The Four Seasons, The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude, Piano Concerto #1, The Concert, A Streetcar Named Desire, Cacti, Angels’ Atlas, Emergence, Paz de la Jolla and Orpheus Alive.
In 2019, Jeannine represented the National Ballet in The International Competition for The Erik Bruhn Prize. In 2016, she was awarded the RBC Apprentice Award.
Jeannine Haller is sponsored through Dancers First by Devida & Derek Smith.
Born: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Trained: Place des Arts in Coquitlam, British Columbia and Canada's National Ballet School
First Soloist since: 2021
“Jeannine Haller fared well as Polyhymnia with precise placement of finger to lips, representing the art of mime.”
“Jeannine Haller dances with crisp energy and lightness; she’s also a fine jumper.”
— The Globe and Mail