Kevin McKenzie (ballet dancer)


Kevin McKenzie (ballet dancer)

Kevin McKenzie (born 1954 in Burlington, Vermont) is an American ballet dancer, choreographer, and Artistic Director of American Ballet Theatre since 1991.

Artistic Credits

*"Don Quixote" (staging)
*"The Nutcracker"
*"Swan Lake" (staging)
*"Transcendental Etudes"
*"The Sleeping Beauty" (staging and additional choreography)

Awards

*Silver Medal from the Sixth International Ballet Competition in Varna, Bulgaria

*Honorary degree of Doctor of Arts from Saint Michael’s College in Colchester, Vermont (1993)

*Dance Magazine Award (1999)

Mckenzie has also appeared in two Emmy Award winning broadcasts: "The Unicorn", "The Gorgon and the Manticore" (1970) and in American Ballet Theatre's "Le Corsaire" (1998), both for PBSs' Dance in America series on Great Performances. "Great Performances" has also telecast McKenzie's production of "Swan Lake", in 2005.

External links

* [http://www.abt.org/education/archive/choreographers/mckenzie_k.html Bio page at ABT.org]


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