Gemma Bond got her first taste of choreography at 13 when she competed in the Royal Ballet School Sir Kenneth Macmillan Choreographic Competition. From 2010 to the present, she has created works for American Ballet Theater, Atlanta Ballet, Ballet National de Cuba, The Washington Ballet, New York Theater Ballet, Intermezzo Ballet Company, the Hartt School and Ballet Sun Valley, and City Center’s Fall for Dance. Her choreography has been performed at the prestigious Erik Bruhn Competition, The Royal Opera House, The Joyce, Jacob’s Pillow, New York City Center, the Metropolitan Opera House.
In 2014 she was awarded the fellowship grant from the New York Choreographic Institute (an affiliate of New York City Ballet) and she has also received grants from the Virginia B. Toulmin foundation. Ms. Bond is a 2017-2018 New York City Center Choreography Fellow, the recipient of a 2017 Princess Grace award, 2018 winner of the Clive Barnes Foundation Award for her choreography, and a 2020 Bessie for outstanding breakout choreographer.
Photo by Jade Young.