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Murphy_Gillian – Dancer

Florence, South Carolina

Joined ABT 1996 / Principal since 2002

Photo: Rosalie O'Connor.

ABT is grateful to Mary Jo and Ted Shen for supporting the Dancer Fund in honor of Gillian Murphy.

Upcoming Performances

June 26, 2024
2:00 pm
New York, New York
Metropolitan Opera House
Woolf Works
New York Premiere
June 29, 2024
7:30 pm
New York, New York
Metropolitan Opera House
Woolf Works
New York Premiere
July 2, 2024
7:30 pm
New York, New York
Metropolitan Opera House
Swan Lake
(Odette/Odile)
July 12, 2024
7:30 pm
New York, New York
Metropolitan Opera House
Romeo and Juliet
(Juliet)

Repertoire

* created role

Milestones

1996

Joined Corps de Ballet August 1996

1998

Won Princess Grace Award

1999

Promoted to Soloist August 1999

2002

Promoted to Principal Dancer August 2002

Murphy_Gillian – Dancer

Gillian Murphy in Swan Lake. Photo: Gene Schiavone.

2005

Starred as Odette/Odile in ABT PBS Swan Lake Broadcast

2008

Guested with the Mariinsky Ballet as Odette/Odile

2009

Honored with the Princess Grace Statue Award

2014

Received honorary doctorate from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts

2015

Married longtime boyfriend Ethan Stiefel