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Gemma Bond

Bedfordshire, England

Joined ABT 2008


Born in Bedfordshire, England, Gemma Bond trained with Sylvia Bebbs and at The Royal Ballet School. In 2000, she danced Zulme in Giselle in the School’s annual performance.

Bond joined The Royal Ballet in 2000 and was promoted to first artist in 2003. Her repertory included Olga In Onegin, Princess Stephanie in Mayerling, Clara in The Nutcracker, the Fairy of the Song Bird in The Sleeping Beauty, a cygnet in Swan Lake, Marie in Anastasia and a sylphide in La Sylphide. She created a role in Poppy Ben David’s Siren Song (2000), which was part of The Royal Ballet’s “The New Works.”

Bond joined American Ballet Theatre as a member of the corps de ballet in January 2008.

Ms. Bond’s performances at American Ballet Theatre are sponsored by Avery and Andy Barth, in recognition of former ABT dancer Carmen Barth.

Photo: Jade Young