William Newton

(soloist)

EDUCATION AND WORK
William Newton received his training at New Albany Ballet Company and Houston Ballet Academy’s second company where he received training from Claudio Munoz and Andrew Murphy. He joined Houston Ballet in 2009, BalletMet in 2017, and Estonian National Ballet in 2020. 

MEMORABLE MOMENT IN BALLET
Being coached by Wayne McGregor in preparation for shows of “Dyad 1929”. It was a dream to have the opportunity to work with him and his coaching helped me not only in his choreography but also in all aspects of my dancing. 

REPERTOIRE
Albrecht (Adam’s “Giselle”)
Prince Siegfried (Tchaikovsky’s “Swan Lake”)
Paris (Prokofiev’s “Romeo and Juliet”)
Prince (Prokofiev’s “Cinderella”)
Espada (Minkus’ “Don Quixote”)
King Sapphire (“Dorthy and the Prince of Oz”, chor. Edwaard Liang)
Pas de deux (“Wunderland”, chor. Edwaard Liang)
Duet in the “First Movement” (Martin’s “Symphonic Dances”)
Phlegmatic (Balanchine’s “The Four Temperaments”)
Principal Couple (Balanchine’s “Rubies”)
Blue Couple (Robbins’ “Interplay”)
Prince (Stevenson’s “The Nutcracker”) 
Pas Couple (Wheeldon’s “After the Rain”) 
Adam (McGregor’s “Dyad 1929”)
Principal Couple (Tharp’s “The Brahms-Haydn Variations”)
Hortensio (Cranko’s “The Taming of the Shrew”) 
Stephano (Bintley’s “The Tempest”) 
Merman (McIntyre’s “Peter Pan”)
Soloist (Balanchine’s “Serenade”)
Louis XIV (Kask/Steiner/Mölder’s “Louis XIV – the Sun King”)