Hull, UK

Royal Ballet School

Previous companies
Joined Birmingham Royal Ballet in 2005, promoted to Principal in 2011

English National Ballet
Joined August 2017, promoted to Lead Principal December 2017. Repertoire includes the Man in MacMillan’s Song of the Earth, James in Frank Andersen’s/Bournonville’s La Sylphide, Romeo in Rudolf Nureyev’s Romeo & Juliet, the Nephew/Prince in Wayne Eagling’s Nutcracker, the Young Man in Roland Petit’s Le Jeune homme et la Mort, William Forsythe’s Approximate Sonata 2016 and Prince Désiré in MacMillan’s Sleeping Beauty. During the 2018-19 season roles have included Des Grieux in MacMillan’s Manon, Prince Siegfried in Derek Deane’s Swan Lake and Prince Guillaume in Wheeldon’s Cinderella. Roles recently danced include Albrecht in Akram Khan’s Giselle, Conrad in Le Corsaire and Harald Lander’s Etudes. Created roles include William Forsythe’s Playlist (Track 1, 2)

Favourite roles
Romeo in MacMillan’s Romeo & Juliet; Oberon in Ashton’s The Dream, The Two Pigeons (the Young Man), La Fille mal gardée (Colas) and Franz in Peter Wright’s Coppélia

Other info
Awarded medals in the Young British Dancer; Adeline Genée Awards and a scholarship at the Prix de Lausanne. He has been a guest artist with The Australian Ballet and with Star Dancer Ballet in Japan with Miyako Yoshida

Supported by the Aud Jebsen International Talent Programme

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