Christopher Gerty

Corps de Ballet

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 became member of the Corps de Ballet in 2015.

Recently, Mr. Gerty made his debut as A Man in The Four Seasons, Peter in The Nutcracker and Diamond Man in The Sleeping Beauty. His repertoire includes Siegfried in Swan Lake and roles in Onegin, Romeo and Juliet, Giselle, The Winter’s Tale, La Sylphide, Cinderella, Pinocchio, Genus, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Le Petit Prince, Nijinsky, Manon, The Four Temperaments, Piano Concerto #1, Emergence and The Concert.

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
Corps de Ballet since: 2015

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