Robbie Fairchild burst onto the theatrical landscape last season with his breakout role as “Jerry Mulligan” in the Tony Award-winning musical AN AMERICAN IN PARIS. For his tremendous performance, he was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Performance By An Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical, and Robbie won the 2015 Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards for Outstanding Actor in a Musical, the 2015 Astaire Award for Best Male Dancer and the 2015 Theatre World Award. He was also nominated for the 2015 Drama League Award for Distinguished Performance.
As one of the world’s preeminent ballet dancers, Robbie Fairchild began his dance training at Dance Concepts at the age of four before rising through the ranks of the prestigious New York City Ballet. He enrolled as a full time student in the fall of 2003 and became an apprentice with NYCB in June 2005. The following June, he joined the Company as a member of the corps de ballet. He was promoted to soloist in May 2007 and was promoted to Principal Dancer in October 2009.
TV: “Julie’s Greenroom” on Netflix; Romeo in NYCB's "Romeo and Juliet" and Carousel Boy in NY Philharmonic's "Carousel," both for PBS; "Live From Lincoln Center"; "Dancing With The Stars"; "60 Minutes." Film: NY Export: Opus Jazz
Robbie was born in Salt Lake City, Utah.