Broadway: original cast of Billy Elliot(Older Billy).Off-Broadway: Silence! The Musical(Dream Lecter). National Tour: Come Fly Away(Sid). Regional: Chicago Lyric Opera Oklahoma!(Dream Curly)Native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania where he studied under Roberto Munoz, then went on to study at the School of American Ballet. At SAB Mr. Hanna was awarded the Mae L. Wein Award for outstanding promise. While at SAB Mr. Hanna danced principal roles in A Midsummer’s Night Dream, Dances Bohemianne, Valse Fantasie, Napoli, Rubies, The Four Temperaments, Divertimento #15, and Symphony in3 Movements in their annual Workshop performances. He joined New York City Ballet in 1997. In 2004 he was promoted to soloist and in 2005 was promoted to the rank of principal dancer. He danced Principal roles in ballets by Balanchine, Robbins, Martins, Tanner, and Evans. He has performed around the world with the New York City Ballet, Tom Gold Dance, Alessandra Ferri and international ballet galas. On television he has appeared on All My Children and performed in Live From Lincoln Center and the 2009 Tony Awards. In film he has appeared in Centerstage and These Showers Can Talk.