Corey Landolt


Corey Landolt of New Jersey is in his 13th season with The Washington Ballet Company after dancing for three seasons with TWB’s Studio Company. He began classical ballet training at the Academy of Ballet in Berlin, New Jersey under David Gallagher. During his training, he performed with Ballet New Jersey in Swan LakeThe Sleeping Beauty, The Nutcracker, and a full-length production of La Bayadère. Landolt later attended the University of North Carolina School of the Arts to study under Warren Conover, Melissa Hayden, and Kee Juan Han. In 2004, he was selected for the American Ballet Theatre Studio Company Associate Program (now the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School at ABT) where he danced in Jessica Lang’s world premiere at ABT’s Studio Company 10th Anniversary Gala. Notable roles with The Washington Ballet include Sanguinic in Balanchine’s The Four Temperaments; lead in Balanchine’s Theme and Variations; Birbanto in Le Corsaire; Romeo in John Cranko’s Romeo + Juliet and several premieres by Septime Webre, Edwaard Liang, Alexei Ratmanski, and Annabelle Lopez Ochoa.

Photo by XMB Photography.

Q&A with Corey Landolt

How do you prepare in the hours before a show?

Sushi, shower, music.

Favorite thing about DC?

You have the best of all cultures in DC. It is a true melting pot!

What do you eat during the course of a typical working day?