Ballet, Men’s Technique
Daniel Ulbricht richt was born in St. Petersburg, Florida, USA, and began his dance training at the age of 11. At age 16, Mr. Ulbricht was invited by the School of American Ballet (SAB), the official school of New York City Ballet, to continue his training. In December 2000, he became an apprentice with New York City Ballet and in November 2001 he joined the Company as a member of the corps de ballet. In January 2005, Mr. Ulbricht was promoted to the rank of soloist and principal dancer in May 2007. Mr. Ulbricht has dances featured roles in a number of Balanchine, Robbins, Martins, and Wheeldon ballets including George Balanchine’s Prodigal Son, Tarantella, Stars and Stripes, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Mozartiana, Nutcracker, Symphony in 3, The Steadfast Tin Soldier: Jerome Robbins’s Fancy Free, Interplay, Four Seasons; and Peter Martins’ Jeu de Cartes, Hallelujah Junction, Eight More, Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty, Romeo + Juliet among many others. He has also performed at numerous national and international festivals and galas. Presently, Mr. Ulbricht is the Artistic Advisor of Manhattan Youth Ballet and the Associate Artistic Director of New York State Summer School for the Arts in Saratoga Springs, NY. Mr. Ulbricht is also the founder, producer, and director of “Dance Against Cancer” a benefit for the American Cancer Society. Mr. Ulbricht is also the founder and director of “STARS OF AMERICAN BALLET”, a dance ensemble devoted to presenting high caliber dance performances, as well as education and outreach programs.