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Robbie Fairchild


Photo: Ryan Slack.

Robbie Fairchild was named principal dancer at New York City Ballet in 2009 at age 22 where he danced until the fall of 2017. Since leaving the company he made his Tony Award®-nominated Broadway debut as Jerry Mulligan in the Tony Award®-winning musical An American in Paris, which he reprised in London’s West End. He was awarded the Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, Theater World, National Dance, and Astaire Awards for this performance and was nominated for the Evening Standard and Drama League Awards. His other theater credits include Monster in Mary Shelly’s Frankenstein (Signature Theater, Chita Rivera Award), Harry Beaton in Brigadoon (New York City Center), Will Parker in Oklahoma! (Royal Albert Hall, London), Mike Costa in A Chorus Line (Hollywood Bowl), and Bill Calhoun in Kiss Me Kate (Roundabout Theater Company’s 2017 Gala). He can be seen on television in “Soundtrack” (Netflix), “Mixtape” (FOX Pilot), “Julie’s Greenroom” (Netflix), Oklahoma! (BBC Proms), Romeo in Romeo and Juliet and Carousel Boy in NY Philharmonic’s Carousel (PBS’s Live from Lincoln Center), “Dancing With The Stars,” “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert,” “Live with Kelly and Michael,” “CBS Sunday Morning,” and “60 Minutes.” His film credits include: Tom Hooper’s Cats, An American in Paris Live (West End Production), The Chaperone and NY Export: Opus Jazz.