Abigal Simon is currently on the international Broadway tour of An American in Paris. Recently, Ms. Simon played the role of Louise to critical acclaim in Rob Ashford’s production of Carousel. Abigail trained at The School of American Ballet and was a member of American Ballet Theatre prior to dancing with Chicago’s Joffrey Ballet company and touring as a principal guest artist.
Her roles include Sugar Plum Fairy, Juliet in Romeo and Juliet, Valencian in The Merry Widow, Christopher Wheeldon’s After the Rain, and Balanchine’s Tarantella. Simon has also worked with such renowned choreographers as Wayne McGregor, Edward Liang, Benjamin Millepied, and on Broadway with the iconic Gillian Lynne.
In 2014, Abigail signed as an Ambassador/Capezio artist and now routinely models internationally, and is recognized as an international manager, guest speaker, and teacher/ballet coach. Abigail recently performed Christopher Wheeldon’s After the Rain and Romeo and Juliet Balcony Scene at the Gala Internacional de Ballet as a principal guest artist. In the summer of 2017, Abigail partnered with Ray Thompson to form Simon and Thompson Entertainment. Clients include dancers from New York City Ballet, San Francisco Ballet, The Royal Ballet of London, and Broadway’s An American in Paris.
Principal in Adolphe Adam's Le Corsaire, the principal in Prokofiev's Romeo and Juliet, the Sugar Plum Fairy in the Nutcracker, Louise in Carousel, the principal in Ballanchine’s Baiser de la Fee and Divertimento 15, Demi Soloist in Symphony in C, the French Girl in Mark Diamond’s American in Paris, Sir Frederick Ashton’s Monotones I, the Pas de deux from Bourneville’s Flower Festival, Principal in Raymonda, and the Diamond pas de deux in Sleeping Beauty. With the Joffrey Ballet, Abigail has performed roles in Arpino’s Kettentanz, Mobiles, Lilac Garden, Green Table, Ashton’s Cinderella, and Twyla Tharp’s Water Baby Bagatelle. She has danced new choreography by Wayne McGregor, Christopher Wheeldon, Yuri Possokhv, Sean Curran, Stephen Mills, Jessica Lang, Benjamin Millepied and Brian Reeder. Abigail also appeared on Broadway as a guest soloist in The Phantom of the Opera. In August 2017, Abigail performed Christopher Wheeldon's After the Rain pas with Matthew Golding as a principal guest artist at the Gala Internacional de Ballet in Santiago, Chile.