Stina Quagebeur is First Artist & Associate Choreographer

Sint-Lievens-Houtem, Belgium

Age started dancing

Ingrid Lootvoet, Royal Ballet School, English National Ballet School

English National Ballet
Joined 2004, First Artist 2016, Associate Choreographer 2019

Favourite production
Akram Khan’s Giselle

Career highlights
Creating the role of Myrtha in Akram Khan’s Giselle, Dust at the Barbican Theatre and the Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury, William Forsythe’s In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated at Sadler’s Wells and choreographing Nora for the She Persisted triple bill in 2019

Created works
Nora (2019), Reverie (2019), A room in New York (2015), Vera (2014), Domna (2013) and Conformity (2011) all created as part of English National Ballet’s Choreographic workshops. In 2012 The Death of Carlos and Ramon was produced for Tate Britain’s Picasso and Modern British Art exhibition and in 2010 Design Perspectives formed part of the Diaghilev exhibition at the V&A

Other info
Alongside her dancing career choreography plays an important part of her professional life. In 2014 she was awarded and selected to go to New York by the Breaking Glass Project for her work Vera. The world premiere of Nora at Sadler’s Wells on 4 April 2019 marked Stina’s first work for the Company on the main stage. In August 2019 she created Reverie danced by Lauren Cuthbertson at The Joyce Theater Foundation, New York and in Vienna, the Theater an der Wien engaged Stina to choreograph and appear as Berenice in their new production of Mozart’s La clemenza di Tito which received its premiere on 17 October 2019. In 2020 she received the Critics’ Circle National Dance Award for Emerging Artist in recognition of her work as a choreographer