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Jordan-Elizabeth Long

Principal Soloist

Hometown: Blacksburg, Virginia

Jordan-Elizabeth Long was born in Blacksburg, Virginia. She began her ballet training with Carol Crawford Smith and continued with Terri Post at the Southwest Virginia Ballet. In high school, she trained in South Florida with Magaly Suarez. 

Long began her career at the Dutch National Ballet, where she was a coryphée. She then joined the Royal Swedish Ballet, where she was promoted to soloist. During her time in Europe, her repertoire included leading roles in The Nutcracker, Swan Lake, Giselle, and The Sleeping Beauty and in contemporary works by choreographers including Maurice Béjart, Alexander Ekman, and Sharon Eyal.

Long has been awarded the Gold Medal at the World Ballet Competition, been a finalist at the Shanghai International Ballet Competition, and was awarded the Louis Gallodier Prize at the Royal Swedish Ballet. 

In 2014, Long joined Miami City Ballet as a Soloist. She was promoted to Principal Soloist in 2023.

Roles Since Joining MCB

Ricardo Amarante 

George Balanchine

Allegro Brillante
A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Titania, Hippolyta)
Bourrée Fantasque (1st movement, Principal)
Divertimento No.15 (Principal)
“Emeralds” from Jewels (Walking Pas de Deux)
George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker® (Sugarplum Fairy, Dew Drop, Hot Chocolate, Coffee)
Raymonda Variations
“Rubies” from Jewels (Tall Girl)
Serenade (Dark Angel)
Slaughter on Tenth Avenue (Striptease Girl)
Swan Lake (Pas de Neuf)
Symphony in 3 Movements
The Firebird (The Prince’s Bride)
The Four Temperaments (Choleric)
Theme and Variations (Demi Soloist)
Who Cares (“Embraceable You”)

John Cranko
Romeo & Juliet (Rosalinde, Gypsy)

Alexi Ratmansky
Concerto DSCH
Symphonic Dances (Pas De Deux)
Swan Lake (Pas de Trois, Big Swans, Spanish Dance, Solo Swan)

Classical Repertoire
Giselle, Jean Coralli and Jules Perrot (Myrtha)

Jerome Robbins
Dances at a Gathering (Green Girl)
Glass Pieces (1st movement, principal)
Fancy Free
I’m Old Fashioned (Yellow Couple)
In the Night
The Cage (The Queen)
The Concert (The Mad Ballerina)
West Side Story Suite

Jamar Roberts
Sea Change

Paul Taylor
Mercuric Tidings

Twyla Tharp
Nine Sinatra Songs (Strangers in the Night)

Jerome Robbins/Twyla Tharp

Durante Verzola
Paganini, In Play