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DUNCAN LYLE
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Born in Melbourne, Australia, Lyle began his training at Camberwell District Ballet with Janina Ciunovas, Susan Thomson, Toivo Taves and Barbara Nimmo. In 2007, he was accepted in to the Royal Ballet School from which he graduated in 2010. With the Royal Ballet School, Lyle performed Pas de Cinq from The Sleeping Beauty on tour in Japan, Liam Scarlett's Toccata on the main stage of the Royal Opera House, Peasant Pas de Six from Giselle and Pas de Douze from Ashton's Swan Lake. He also performed the role of Franz in Coppélia as a guest with The Russian Choreographic Academy in Melbourne in 2009.

Lyle joined the corps de ballet of Boston Ballet in 2010. His roles with the Boston Ballet included the Divertissement in Balanchine's A Midsummer Night's Dream, Five Couples in Balanchine's Symphony in Three Movements, The Bear, The Mouse King, Russian Dance and Spanish Dance in The Nutcracker as well as roles in La Bayadère, Don Quixote, Romeo and Juliet, Theme and Variations and Études.

Lyle joined the corps de ballet of American Ballet Theatre in 2012.  His repertoire with the Company includes Wilfred in Giselle, the Russian Dance in Alexei Ratmansky's The Nutcracker, Sebastian in The Tempest and a role in Bach Partita, as well as roles in all of the Company's full-length ballets.