Christopher Gerty

Second Soloist

Christopher Gerty

Christopher Gerty. Photo by Karolina Kuras.

Biography

Christopher Gerty was born in Watford, England and trained at Newcastle Dance Academy in Australia, New Zealand School of Dance and San Francisco Ballet School in California. Mr. Gerty joined The National Ballet of Canada as a RBC Apprentice in 2014 and was promoted to Second Soloist in 2018.

Recently, Mr. Gerty made his debut as Peter/The Nutcracker in The Nutcracker, Siegfried in Swan Lake, A Man in The Four Seasons and Diamond Man in The Sleeping Beauty.

In 2018, Mr. Gerty was awarded the Patron Award of Merit.

Christopher Gerty is sponsored through Dancers First by Ms. Nancy Viner & Dr. Raymond Stein.

Quick Facts

Born: Watford, England
Trained: 
Newcastle Dance Academy in Australia, New Zealand School of Dance in New Zealand and San Francisco Ballet School in California
Joined: 2014
Second Soloist since: 2018

Quotes

Swan Lake
“Corps de ballet member Chris Gerty… [found] a poetic expressivity that had scope and depth, and showcasing long lines and fine turns.”
-The Globe and Mail