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Sint-Lievens-Houtem, Belgium

Ingrid Lootvoet, Royal Ballet School, English National Ballet School

English National Ballet
Joined 2004; First Artist 2016; Associate Choreographer 2019. Created roles include Myrtha in Akram Khan’s Giselle and Doctor in Akram Khan’s Creature. Stina retired from the stage in 2022, after a final performance as Myrtha at the Théâtre des Champs Elysées in Paris, to focus on her choreographic career

Choreographic works
Stina has created a total of 18 works for English National Ballet, English National Ballet School and the Youth Company. Some of her most recent works are Catching Colour (2022), part of an artistic collaboration with artist Rana Begum and designer Roksanda Ilinčić; Hollow (2020); and Nora (2019). She created Reverie (2019) for Lauren Cuthbertson at the Joyce Theatre, New York and worked as a Choreographer for Sam Brown’s opera production of La Clemenza Di Tito at Theatre An Der Wien, Vienna. Most recently she choreographed Nostalgia (2022) for Northern Ballet and Take Five Blues which was initially created especially for film for ENB’s Digital Season and premiered on stage at Sadler’s Wells as part of Reunion in 2021. It returned, newly extended, for Ek/Forsythe/Quagebeur at Sadler’s Wells in 2022

Awards and nominations
Stina won the Emerging Artist Award and was nominated for Best Classical Choreography (Nora) at the National Dance Awards in 2020, and was subsequently nominated for ‘Best Digital Choreography’ (Take Five Blues) in 2021