Leading Artist
Douglas McCubbin

Sponsored by Nita Soref

Hometown: Melbourne, Australia
Dancing Since: age 5
With Milwaukee Ballet Since: 2003
Why I Dance: Because I like to move. If I had to sit at a desk all day, I would go nuts!!
When I'm Not Dancing: paint, draw, read, swim, mountain bike
Favorite Movies: Amélie, Lord of the Rings and Harry Potter
Love About Milwaukee: Lakefront in the summer

An Australian native, Douglas McCubbin trained and danced with the Australian Ballet and went on to join the Royal New Zealand Ballet in 1994. As a principal dancer with the Royal New Zealand Ballet, he had the opportunity to create roles in both classical and contemporary styles. Mr. McCubbin has danced works by international choreographers such as Mark Morris, George Balanchine, Jiri Kylian, Russell Kerr, Graeme Murphy, Robert North, Michael Pink, Javier de Frutos, Douglas Wright and Michael Parmenter. He has received critical acclaim as Prince Seigfried in Swan Lake, the Prince in Cinderella, the title role in Dracula, Captain Phoebus in The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Romeo in Romeo & Juliet, Albrecht in Giselle 1943, and Pinkerton in Stanton Welch’s Madame Butterfly with the Royal New Zealand Ballet in 2004. Mr. McCubbin has also appeared as a guest principal artist for Michael Pink’s Dracula with Ballet Internationale and the Royal New Zealand Ballet in 2005. In 2007, he danced the leading role in Romeo & Juliet with Queensland Ballet in Australia, and in 2008 danced with the West Australian Ballet dancing ballets by Petr Zuska, John Cranko, and acclaimed Australian choreographer Natalie Weir. Mr. McCubbin joined Milwaukee Ballet from New Zealand to continue working with Michael Pink.

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