Tricia Albertson


Hometown: Santa Cruz, California

Tricia Albertson was born in Newburgh, N.Y., and raised in Santa Cruz, Calif. She began her ballet training at The Studio School of Classical Ballet with Vicki Bergland and Rebecca Bartlow. She received additional training attending summer programs at San Francisco Ballet School and the School of American Ballet (SAB) in New York City. Starting in 1995, she attended SAB as a full-time student for two years, and in 1997 she joined Miami City Ballet as a coryphée. In 2001 she was promoted to soloist, in 2005 she was promoted to principal soloist, and in 2006 she was promoted to principal dancer.

In her 20 years with Miami City Ballet, Albertson has had the privilege to dance most of the corps, soloist and principal roles in the company’s repertoire. She has also had the opportunity to originate roles for Justin Peck and Liam Scarlett. In the off-season she has enjoyed performing as a guest artist with the Maryland Regional Ballet performing full-length ballets such as Swan Lake, The Sleeping Beauty and Cinderella. Tricia has also been a guest teacher at Toledo Ballet and Cary Ballet Conservatory.

Roles since joining MCB

Sir Frederick Ashton
Les Patineurs

George Balanchine
Allegro Brillante
Ballet Imperial
Ballo della Regina
Bourrée Fantasque
Concerto Barocco
Divertimento No. 15
Donizetti Variations
Duo Concertant
“Emeralds” from Jewels
George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker™ (Sugar Plum Fairy, Dew Drop)
Glinka Pas de Trois
La Sonnambula (Coquette)
La Source
La Valse
“Rubies” from Jewels
Scotch Symphony
Square Dance
Swan Lake, Act II
Symphony in C
Symphony in Three Movements
The Four Temperaments
The Steadfast Tin Soldier
Theme and Variations
Tschaikovsky Pas de Deux
Valse Fantaisie (1953)
Western Symphony
Who Cares?

Nacho Duato
Jardí Tancat

Trey McIntyre
The Reassuring Effects of Form and Poetry

Justin Peck
Chutes and Ladders

Alexei Ratmansky
Symphonic Dances

Jerome Robbins
Dances at a Gathering
Fancy Free
In the Night
The Concert
West Side Story Suite

Liam Scarlett

Paul Taylor
Arden Court
Company B
Funny Papers
Mercuric Tidings
Piazzolla Caldera
Promethean Fire

Twyla Tharp
Baker’s Dozen
In The Upper Room
Nine Sinatra Songs
Push Comes to Shove
“The Golden Section”

Edward Villella
The Neighborhood Ballroom

Christopher Wheeldon

Classical Repertoire
“Aurora’s Wedding,” Marius Petipa (Lilac Fairy)
Coppélia, Arthur Saint-Léon (Swanhilda)
Don Quixote, Marius Petipa and Alexander Gorsky (Cupid, Queen of the Dryads)
Giselle, Jean Coralli and Jules Perrot (Giselle)