Jennie Harrington Artist of the Company

Birthplace
London, England

Age started dancing
5

Training 
Montford Dance and Stage Academy (1987-1998), English National Ballet School (1998-2000), London Studio Centre (2001-2003)

English National Ballet
Joined 2003

Favourite roles
Being one of Auroras friends in The Sleeping Beauty

Role I would love to dance
Juliet

Favourite production
Swan Lake

Career highlight
Joining English National Ballet; dancing at the "Concert for Diana" (2007) and at the Closing Ceremony of the London Olympic Games (2012). Performing Akram Khan's Dust at Glastonbury Festival 
(2014) and winning English National Ballet's Corps de Ballet Award (2016)

Other info
Enjoys performing in beautiful and unusual venues around the world especially the Herod Atticus Theatre in Athens, Greece, and on the lake at the Palace of Versailles, France. Enjoys reading Historical Fiction and admiring fast cars!

Favourite costume
Swan tutu from Swan Lake since it was the very first tutu ever made for me.

In 2016 Jennie Harrington won the first ever Corps de Ballet Award, presented to an exceptional Artist of the Company who has gone above and beyond the call of duty over the last season.


Twitter: @jenniedancer

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