James Forbat First Soloist

London, UK

Age started dancing

Royal Ballet School

English National Ballet
Joined 2005, First Artist 2008, Soloist 2009, First Soloist 2013

Favourite roles
Hans van Manen’s Trois Gnossiennes and Prince Désiré in The Sleeping Beauty

Roles would love to dance
Romeo, Prince Siegfried in Swan Lake

Favourite productions
Nureyev’s Romeo & Juliet, David Dawson’s A Million Kisses to my Skin

Career highlights
Performing in New York and Tokyo and at the Herod Atticus amphitheatre in Athens. Dancing Prince Désiré in The Sleeping Beauty and the Prince in The Nutcracker at the London Coliseum

Other info
Enjoys playing the piano and cooking, can speak french. 

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