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Gillian Murphy

Gillian Murphy was raised in Florence,South Carolina.She started training at the age of three for ballet in Belgium and then continued her classes at five in South Carolina.She continued her studies at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts .She danced principal roles in various ballet productions including,George Balanchine’s Concerto Barocco,Western Symphony The Nutcracker.She also appeared as a guest artist in Mexico,Germany,Italy,Canada,Japan and throughout the United States.As a member of the corps de ballet in August 1996 she joined American Ballet Theater.She created leading roles in Glow Stop,Kaleidoscope,Rabbit and Rogue and Thirteen Diversions and featured roles too in After You,Within You Without You,One of Three,Her television credits include:the Washington Opera's Die Fledermaus and, in November 2010, gave an appearance on the series "Gossip Girl."  She also participated in the Melissa Hayden Project during November 1999, part of the Balanchine Foundation's video series filming dancers, who worked with George Balanchine, teaching their roles to young performers.



Dance forms
  • Ballet
Choreography Experience
Dance Experience
  • Advanced




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Gillian Murphy

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