Stina Quagebeur is First Artist & Associate Choreographer

Birthplace
Sint-Lievens-Houtem, Belgium

Age started dancing
Six

Training
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

As a choreographer
Created works include 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. In April 2019 Stina choreographed Nora, which premiered as part of English National Ballet’s She Persisted triple bill at Sadler’s Wells Theatre, London. For Nora, Stina was nominated for ‘Best Classical Choreography’ and won the award for ‘Emerging Artist’ at the National Dance Awards 2020. She has choreographed for The Royal Ballet’s principal dancer Lauren Cuthbertson at the The Joyce Theatre, New York and has worked as a choreographer and movement director for Sam Brown’s production of La Clemenza Di Tito at Theatre An Der Wien, Vienna. Her latest work, Take Five Blues, was created especially for film for English National ballet’s Digital Season and was nominated at the National Dance Awards 2021 for ‘Best Digital Choreography’.

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