American ballet dancer, Sean Lavery, Died at 61

Sean Lavery was born on August 16, 1956, in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, died February 26, 2018 in Palm Springs, California.

He was a former principal dancer, ballet master, and assistant to the balletmaster in chief at New York City Ballet.

Lavery was a répétiteur for the George Balanchine Trust and a former faculty member at the School of American Ballet.

Lavery retired from City Ballet and SAB in the fall of 2011.

During 2012, in recognition of his service to SAB, he was awarded the Mae L. Wien Faculty Award for Distinguished Service.

After Sean Lavery his retirement Lavery moved to Palm Springs California.

He died February 26, 2018 due to natural causes in California.

Sean Lavery died at 61 years old.