LA Opera: the Digital Short The First Bluebird in the Morning (2021).
Lloyd Knight is a principal dancer for the Martha Graham Dance Company, which he joined in 2005. He performs the major male roles of the Graham repertory, including those in Appalachian Spring, Embattled Garden, Night Journey and many others. Dance Magazine named him one of the “Top 25 Dancers to Watch” in 2010 and one of the best performers of 2015.
Mr. Knight has starred with ballet greats Wendy Whelan and Misty Copeland in signature Graham duets and has had roles created for him by such renowned artists as Nacho Duato and Pam Tanowitz. He is currently a principal guest artist for the Royal Ballet of Flanders directed by Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui.
Born in England and raised in Miami, he trained at Miami Conservatory of Ballet and New World School of the Arts.