Lawrence Rines Munro

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Joined Boston Ballet in 2011


Lawrence Rines Munro trained at the School of American Ballet and The Rock School for Dance Education. He has attended summer intensives at Ellison Ballet, The Kirov Academy of Ballet, Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet, Miami City Ballet, The School of American Ballet, and The Royal Ballet School.

His repertoire includes Karole Armitage’s Bitches Brew, Paulo Arrais’ ELA, Rhapsody in Blue, Sir Frederick Ashton’s Cinderella (Jester), George Balanchine’s Agon (2nd Pas de Trois), Chaconne (Demi Couple, Pas de Deux), Stravinsky Violin ConcertoDonizetti VariationsSymphony in C (Third Movement, Principal), EpisodesJewels (Diamonds, Rubies), Symphony in Three Movements (5 couples), Theme and VariationsCoppéliaTchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 2 (Pas de Trois), and Kammermusik No. 2, August Bournonville’s Bournonville Divertissements (Napoli Pas de Six), Jean Coralli and Jules Perrot’s (adapted by Larissa Ponomarenko) Giselle (Peasant Pas de Deux), John Cranko’s Romeo & Juliet (Benvolio, Carnival King), Alexander Ekman’s Cacti, Jorma Elo’s Elo Experience, William Forsythe’s Blake Works IPlaylist (EP)Artifact 2017Pas/Parts 2018The Vertiginous Thrill of ExactitudeIn the Middle, Somewhat Elevated, and The Second Detail, Jiří Kylián’s Wings of Wax, José Martinez’s Resonance, Wayne McGregor’s Chroma and Obsidian Tear, John Neumeier’s Third Symphony of Gustav Mahler (Soloist Men, Pas de Quatre), Mikko Nissinen’s Swan Lake (Pas de Trois, Pas de Cinq) and The Nutcracker (Lead Russian, Bear, Doll, Spanish, Chinese, Pastorale), Justin Peck’s In Creases, Marius Petipa’s The Sleeping Beauty (Puss in Boots, Bluebird), Helen Pickett’s Eventide, and Jerome Robbins’ Interplay and Glass Pieces (First Movement Principal, Third Movement).

Rines Munro has also performed Forsythe’s The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude at the Nantucket Atheneum 10th Anniversary Dance Festival under the director of Tyler Angle, principal dancer with New York City Ballet. While at SAB, Matthew Renko choreographed a solo on Rines Munro in the inaugural year of the New York Choreographic Institute’s summer session in 2008.

Rines Munro joined Boston Ballet II in 2009 and became an artist of the Company in 2011. He was promoted to second soloist in 2017, and to soloist in 2019.

Position funded by Ellen Slaby and Bruce Richardson