Hometown: New York City, New York
Hannah Fischer was born in New York City, NY and trained at Canada’s National Ballet School. She joined The National Ballet of Canada as an apprentice in 2012 and was promoted to first soloist in 2017. Her many roles at The National Ballet of Canada include Mother/The Queen of Hearts in Christopher Wheeldon’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and leading roles including Odette/Odile in Swan Lake choreographed by James Kudelka, O.C., Myrtha, Queen of the Willis in Sir Peter Wright’s Giselle, Tall Girl from George Balanchine’s Rubies, among many more.
In 2016, Ms. Fischer was awarded the Rolex Dancers First Award for her role as Hermione in The Winter’s Tale. In 2015 she was awarded the Patron Award of Merit and won The Eleventh International Competition for The Erik Bruhn Prize. She received the RBC Emerging Artist Apprentice Award in 2013.
She joined Miami City Ballet as Principal Soloist in 2020 then promoted to Principal in 2023.
Roles since joining MCB
Divertimento No. 15 (Trumpet Solo)
“Diamonds” from Jewels (Principal)
“Emeralds” from Jewels (Principal)
George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker® (Sugarplum Fairy, Coffee, Demi Flower)
Prodigal Son (The Siren)
Serenade (Dark Angel)
Symphony in Three Movements (Demi Soloist)
Romeo and Juliet (Lady Capulet)
Diversion of Angels (Lady in White)
Moor’s Pavane (Emilia)
Swan Lake (Big Swans, Spanish)
Afternoon of a Faun (Nymph)
Antique Epipgraph (Green Lady)
West Side Story Suite
After the Rain
Fischer has an originated role in Durante Verzola’s Sentimiento.