Mark Wax


Since arriving at the Norwegian National Ballet in 2013, American Mark Wax has danced in King's Intimate Distance, which opened An Evening with the Masters of Baroque, and the Mouse King and other roles in The Nutcracker. In spring 2014 he dances in Cranko's Onegin and Alveberg's Nett No (It's about time).

Wax joined the Norwegian National Ballet after three years with the Alberta Ballet in Calgary and two years with the Boston Ballet, having also previously danced with the Pacific Northwest Ballet in Seattle. In North America, he has danced principal male roles in Balanchine's Concerto Barocco at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C., Stomper in Tharp's In the Upper Room, and prominent roles in Balanchine's The Four Temperaments. After starting his dance studies in Montana, Wax continued his classical training at the Pacific Northwest Ballet School in Seattle and The School of American Ballet in New York