Corina Gill


Corina Gill

Corina Gill grew up in Southern California. At 17, she accepted her first professional contract with San Diego Ballet. She went on to dance with Ballet Tech, Ballet Pacifica and State Street Ballet.

She joined Los Angeles Ballet at its launch in where she was personally coached by co-directors Colleen Neary and Thordal Christensen. Her repertoire includes the principal roles in: Bournonville’s La Sylphide and Napoli, Balanchine’s Agon and Stravinsky Violin Concerto to name a few. She was featured in Pointe Magazine and was soon dubbed the “media’s darling”. The Los Angeles Times described her in Balanchine’s Rubies as "positively radiant, untroubled by every hazard in the galvanic pas de deux and solos".

In 2009, Ms. Gill joined Boston Ballet. She was featured in Pointe Magazine’s “Dancer Spotlight” and promoted to second soloist. She worked closely with Jorma Elo for many years, dancing principal roles is several of his ballets, including the premier of Sharper Side of Dark, created on her alongside 5 other principal dancers. She worked personally with William Forsythe and was a part of his 2019 creation and premiere of “Playlist”. She toured internationally, enjoying a wide repertoire by incredible choreographers including Jiri Kylian, Alexander Ekman, George Balanchine, Jerome Robbins, Christopher Wheeldon, Helen Pickett, Harold Landers, Leonid Yakobson, Norbert Vesak, Mikko Nissinen, Val Caniparoli, Jose Martinez, John Neumeier and John Cranko.

Ms. Gill has taught company classes, master classes, directed rehearsals and coached for YAGP at institutions throughout the United States and internationally. She was on the faculty at both Boston Ballet School and Harvard University before moving to the Portland area. She is on faculty at Oregon Ballet Theatre and Sultanov Ballet Academy.