Lance Chantiles-Wertz

A triple threat performer, Lance has performed in principal roles on Broadway, Film, TV, with the Metropolitan Opera in New York City, The New York City Ballet, and as a voice-over artist for TV and Radio advertisements.

Lance’s opening night at The Met was on his 7th birthday in the role of “Dolore” in Madama Butterfly. He danced the role of “The Nutcracker Prince” for two years in the New York City Ballet’s production of The Nutcracker, performed on Broadway with Abigail Breslin, Jennifer Morrison, Alison Pill, and Mathew Modine, in the Miracle Worker, and appeared on film as “Young Larry” in the Three Stooges Movie, as well as guest starring roles on ABC, CBS, and Disney. His voice can be heard on numerous episodes of the popular Nickelodeon shows Dora the Explorer and Go, Diego, Go. Lance can be seen in the forthcoming feature Clovehitch, with Dylan McDermott and Charlie Plummer.

Lance is a student at Yale University. He is a foilist on the Yale Fencing team (Division I), the artistic director of the Yale Undergraduate Ballet Company, and co-founded and performs with the sketch and stand-up comedy group The Odd Ducks.

Lance is also an avid programmer. His most recent work can be found at

Lance was a student at the School of American Ballet for eight years in New York City in their professional division before attending college. He was a member of the children’s chorus at the Metropolitan Opera for six years and during that time performed in eight operas.

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