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Adrienne Carter


Hometown: Kennesaw, Georgia

Adrienne Carter was born and raised in Kennesaw, GA, where she began her dance training at Impact Dance of Atlanta. During her training, Carter attended summer programs at Pacific Northwest Ballet, School of American Ballet and Miami City Ballet School. She moved to Miami in 2008 to train full-time at MCB School and was invited to perform multiple programs with the company as a student. She joined Miami City Ballet as a company apprentice in 2010 and in January 2011 was promoted to the corps de ballet. Carter has danced much of the company’s Balanchine and contemporary repertory, and has had the opportunity to work with world-renowned choreographers such as Justin Peck, Alexei Ratmansky and Liam Scarlett. She is also a frequent guest teacher with Impact Dance of Atlanta.

Carter was promoted to the rank of soloist in 2022.

Roles Since Joining MCB

Richard Alston

Margarita Armas

Sir Frederick Ashton
Les Patineurs

George Balanchine
Agon (Second Pas de Trois)
Allegro Brillante
Concerto Barocco
“Diamonds” from Jewels
Divertimento no. 15
“Emeralds” from Jewels
George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker™ (Hot Chocolate, Coffee)
La Source
La Valse (Three Ladies)
Piano Concerto no. 2
Prodigal Son (The Siren)
Raymonda Variations 
“Rubies” from Jewels (Tall Girl)
Scotch Symphony
Slaughter on Tenth Avenue
Stravinsky Violin Concerto
Swan Lake, Act II
Symphony in Three Movements
The Firebird
The Four Temperaments (Choleric)
Theme and Variations
Walpurgisnacht Ballet
Western Symphony
Who Cares?

Brian Brooks
One Line Drawn

John Cranko
Romeo and Juliet (Romeo’s Gypsy, Juliet’s Nurse)

William Forsythe
Herman Schmerman Duet

Amy Hall Garner
Resplendent Fantasy

Martha Graham
Diversion of Angels (Lady in Red)

Justin Peck

Alexei Ratmansky
Concerto DSCH
Swan Lake (Big Swans, Spanish, Act III Soloist Swans)
Symphonic Dances

Jerome Robbins
Antique Epigraphs (Green Soloist)
Fanfare (The Celli)
Glass Pieces
I’m Old Fashioned
The Concert (Angry Girl)
The Cage
West Side Story Suite (Rosalia)

Jamar Roberts
Sea Change

Liam Scarlett

Claudia Schreier
The Source

Twyla Tharp
Baker’s Dozen
In The Upper Room (Stompers)
Sweet Fields (Jordan Solo)

Durante Verzola

Classical Repertoire
Don Quixote, Marius Petipa and Alexander Gorsky
Giselle, Jean Coralli and Jules Perrot (Bathilde)


Carter has originated roles in Margarita Armas' Análogo, Brian Brooks' One Line Drawn, Amy Hal Garner's Resplendent Fantasy, Justin Peck's Heatscape, Jamar Roberts' Sea Change, Claudia Schreier's The Source, and Durante Verzola's Sentimiento and PAGANINI, In Play.