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Height: 5’ 10”

Build: Slim

Hair: Dark Brown

Eyes: Brown

 

Dancing styles: Advanced ballet, Advanced Lyrical, Advanced Contemporary, Intermediate Tap, Commercial, Urban,  Acro, Advanced Jazz, Street, Contact improvisation, Ballroom, Latin, basic knowledge of aerial dance skills on hoop, rope, silks and straps. 

Music Skills:

  • Piano, Grade 6

  • Clarinet

  • Singing, Grade 5

Training

  • Ballet Cymru Apprentice 2019 - 2020

  • 2017-2020, Arden School of Theatre, BA (Hons) Dance and Performance, First Class Honours.

  • 2017-2018, Company Chameleon Youth

  • 2016-2017, Manchester School of Acting

  • 2015-2017, Tameside Centre for the Performing Arts, Level 3 BTEC Diploma in Performing Arts, Distinction Star (x3)

  •  The Royal Ballet School, 2009-2013

  • Carmichael School of Dance, 2006-2008

  • Jane Jones School of Dance, 2003-2009

 

Professional Experience

  • Company Dancer with Ballet Cymru 2020-2021.

  • Performed as featured Guest Artist with the Royal Ballet in Collaboration with Birdy as part of the Paralympic GB Homecoming concert, first dancer using a chair and crutches to ever perform with the Royal Ballet. Concert screened on Channel 4 in September 2021. 

  • Guest Artist with the Royal Ballet for The Sleepwalker. 

  • North Tour of This is Us with Southpaw Dance Company for Rugby League World Cup Cultural Festival 2022. 

  • Inaugural company member for the first ever production produced by Propel Dance, The Snow Queen.

  • Choreographer and performer of Undone at Manchester 2022 One Young World Opening Ceremony at The Bridgewater Hall. 

  • Performer, Choreographer and Ambassador for Children Today Empower in Motion at Sadlers Wells. 

 

Credits as a Dancer

  • 2024 - Empower In Motion Children Today Charity Gala.

Gala ambassador. 

Dancer - performing The Sleepwalker. Choreographed by Kristen McNally and Directed by Alexander Campbell. Rehearsed and staged by Sean Flanagan. With kind permission by The Royal Opera House and Alexander Campbell productions.

 

Dancer and choreographer of Passionately Defiant a World Premiere. 

Event produced by Henry Dowden and Ross Freddie Ray supported by Children Today.

  • 2023 - Let Life Research and Development Sharing. Presented by Humans Move at Theatre Brycheiniog Brecon. 

Dancer

Choreography developed in collaboration with Director Jessie Brett. 

Directed by Jessie Brett

Humans Move 

Project managed by Heather Williams.  

  • 2023 - The Sleepwalker. Presented by the Royal Ballet in association with Alexander Campbell Productions at GDIF. 

Dancer 

The Royal Ballet, Alexander Campbell Productions and GDIF. 

Choreographed by Kristen McNally 

Directed by Alexander Campbell 

With thanks to Kevin O'Hare, Emma Southworth, Hannah Mayhew and Bradley Hemmings. 

  • 2023 - Recital 2023, Aladdin and the Lamp.

Presented by Birmingham Ballet Company. 

Guest Principal Dancer and Rehearsal/Choreographic Assistant. 

Performed the Role of The Sultan (Princess Jasmine's Father). 

Directed by Penelope and Kate Frost. 

  • 2023 - National Youth Ballet Residential Company at Elmhurst School for Dance. 

Guest performer as NYB Ambassador for informal sharing. ​

Performed Bluebird Variation from The Sleeping Beauty choreography translated by Joe. 

Performed Tango Solo originally seen as part of I am 8 choreographed by Joe. 

With thanks to National Youth Ballet and Jo Meredith. 

  • 2023 - I am 8 

Tour in Wales to Barry, Milford Haven and Aberystwyth

Dancer/performer and choreographer of Tango solo. 

Sweetshop Revolution

Directed by Sally Marie. 

  • 2023 - The Snow Queen.

Tour to Mansfield, Birmingham and Wolverhampton.​

Kai and Goblin (Dancer). Choreographer of Kai's Ice Solo.

Propel Dance Company. 

Directed by Helen Mason. 

  • 2022 - Power of Performance: This is Us. Rugby League World Cup Cultural Festival.

Tour to Newcastle, Hull and Leeds.

Jack the Wheelchair Rugby Player (Dancer).

Produced by Southpaw Dance Company and Pinwheel LTD.

Director Robby Graham.

  • 2022 - Sleepwalker, The Royal Ballet sharing Clore Studio.

Dancer (Guest Artist).

The Royal Ballet and Alexander Campbell Productions. 

Directed by Alexander Campbell. Choreography by Kristen McNally.

  • 2022 - One Young World Manchester Summit 2022 Opening Ceremony.

Undone.

Choreographer and Performer.

Event produced by Private Drama Events.

  • 2022 - I am 8 Research and Development Sharing

Dancer 

Directed and Choreographed by Dancers and Sally Marie. 

 

  • 2022 - The Royal Ballet Spring Draft Works

Dancer (Guest Artist) - New Creation (working title Sleepwalker). Directed by Alexander Campbell. Choreographed by Kristen McNally. 

The Royal Ballet 

Kevin O'Hare, Emma Southworth and Hannah Mayhew 

 

  • 2021 -Made in Wales Triple Bill.

Dancer – Poems and Tiger Eggs. Choreographed by Darius James and Amy Doughty.

Dancer, Soloist – Murmurations Choreographed by Liam Riddick.

Ballet Cymru

Darius James and Amy Doughty

 

  • 2021 - Paralympics Homecoming.

Featured Dancer (Guest Artist) with the Royal Ballet performing in collaboration with Birdy. Channel 4 Production. The Royal Ballet/TBI Media.

Kevin O’Hare and David Bray.

 

  • 2021 - Giselle Ballet Cymru UK Tour. Villager (Act 1) Ghost (Act 2) Hilarion (Cover).

Darius James and Amy Doughty.

 

  • 2019 - Ballet Cymru Fundraising Event Access to Ballet. Dancer.

Darius James and Amy Doughty.

 

  • 2019 - Romeo and Juliet. Capulet and Monk.  Ballet Cymru

Darius James and Amy Doughty

 

  • 2019 -Wales International Ballet Summer School. Dancer

Ballet Cymru

Darius James and Amy Doughty

 

  • 2019 -Timestep Studio. Dance Through the Decades. Guest Dancer

Timestep Studio

Rachel Walmsley

 

  • 2019 -Ardance Festival

Dancer

Arden School of Theatre

Belinda Grantham and 3rd Year Dance Students

 

  • 2019 - Romeo and Juliet, Adaptations 2019 (dance production).

Romeo

Arden School of Theatre.

Belinda Grantham.

 

  • 2019 - Move It Dance and Performing Arts Show.

Dancer.

Arden School of Theatre.

Belinda Grantham.

 

  • 2019 - Stuck/Unstuck.

Dancer.

Arden School of Theatre/Hawk Dance Theatre.

Josh Hawkins.

 

  • 2018 - Believe and Achieve Trust Carol Service

Soloist (Guest Artist).

Believe and Achieve Trust.

  • 2018 -Timestep Studios Annual Show. Love Hearts and Stars.

Soloist (Guest Artist).

Timestep Studio.

Rachel Walmsley.

 

  • 2018 - Wales International Ballet Summer School.

Dancer.

Darius James, Amy Doughty and Charlotte Edmonds.

 

2018 - Fusion.

Soloist and Featured Dancer (Guest Artist). 

Step Change Studios.

Rashmi Becker.

 

  • 2018 - A-DAP-Tations.

Dancer.

Arden School of Theatre.

Belinda Grantham.

 

  • 2018 -U-Dance Festival.

Quest.

Company Chameleon Youth.

Anthony Massen.

 

  • 2018 - 10.

Quest.

Company Chameleon.

Anthony Massen.

 

  • 2017 - DAP-Arted.

 Dancer.

Arden School of Theatre.

Belinda Grantham.

 

  • 2017 -Illuminate.

Quest.

Company Chameleon.

Anthony Massen.

 

  • 2017 - Catapult.

Ensemble Dancer.

Arden School of Theatre.

Belinda Grantham.

 

  • 2017 - Lion King Showcase.

Dancer/Animal.

Tameside Centre for Performing Arts.

Richard Goodwin.

 

  • 2017 - Stride.

Featured Dancer.

Company Chameleon.

Kevin Turner.

 

  • 2016 - Winter Wonderland.

 Ensemble Dancer.

Tameside Centre for Performing Arts.

 Danny Price.

 

  • 2012 - End of Year Annual Matinee.

Jubilation/Defile.

The Royal Ballet School.

Gailene Stock.

 

  • 2012 - Linbury End of Year Shows.

Jubilation/Scottish/Irish.

The Royal Ballet School.

Gailene Stock.

 

  • 2012 - Performance showcase to honour HRH Princess Alexandra.

Leo.

The Royal Ballet School.

Sally Phoenix.

 

  • 2012 - Ninette De Valois Choreographic Competition.

Ensemble Dancer.

The Royal Ballet School.

Gailene Stock and Diane Van Schoor.

 

  • 2011 - The Nutcracker.

Party Child/Tall Soldier.

The Royal Ballet.

Monica Mason.

 

  • 2011 - End of Year Annual Matinee

Danse Bohemiene choreographed by Liam Scarlett. Defile.

The Royal Ballet School.

Gailene Stock.

 

  • 2011 - Linbury End of year shows.

Danse Bohemiene Choreographed by Liam Scarlett. Character Dance Choreographed by Tania Fairburn. Irish Choreographed by Donna Phillips. 

The Royal Ballet School

Gailene Stock

 

  • 2011 - The Royal Ballet School Gala

Danse Bohemiene Choreographed by Liam Scarlett. Legado Choreographed by Antonio Castilla. Two Sides Choreographed by Tania Fairburn. 

The Royal Ballet School

Gailene Stock

 

  • 2011 - Ninette De Valois Choreographic Competition

The Winds Choreographed by Augusta De Marchis. 

The Royal Ballet School.

Gailene Stock and Diane Van Schoor.

 

  • 2010 - Peter and The Wolf

Huntsman/Wall Choreographed by Matthew Hart.

The Royal Ballet

Monica Mason. 

 

  • 2010 - End of Year Annual Matinee

L’école/Defile

The Royal Ballet School

Diane Van Schoor/Gailene Stock

 

  • 2010 - Linbury End of Year performances

L’école/Character Dances

The Royal Ballet School

Diane Van Schoor/Gailene Stock

 

  • 2010 - Ninette De Valois Choreographic Competition

Ensemble Dancer

The Royal Ballet School

Diane Van Schoor

 

  • 2009 -The Nutcracker

Small Soldier/Page Boy

The Royal Ballet

Monica Mason

 

  • 2009 - Sylvia (UK Tour)

Count and Countessa’s Son

Birmingham Royal Ballet

David Bintley

 

  • 2008 - The Nutcracker

Fritz/The Nutcracker/Jig

English Youth Ballet

Janet Lewis

 

  • 2007 - The Nutcracker

Party Child

Birmingham Royal Ballet.

David Bintley.

 

 

 

 

Film (Dancer Credits)

  • 2022 - The Sleepwalker Promotional Film. The Royal Ballet in collaboration with the Royal Ballet. Filmed by Sean Flanagan and Dylan Vivian. Directed and choreographed by Alexander Campbell and Kristen McNally. 

  • 2022 - BBC Newsbeat Story on Involvement in Sleepwalker with the Royal Ballet. Filmed and directed by Ellie Cleverly for BBC. 

  • 2022 - Murmurations. Dancer (Soloist). Filmed in September 2021 released in 2022 as part of the Ballet Cymru Digital Stage. 

  • 2022 - Isolated Pulses-Cadence. Dancer. Filmed in June 2021 released in 2022 as part of the Ballet Cymru Digital Stage. 

  • 2022 - Untitled, Site Specific. Dancer, Choreographer and Director. Created in March 2021. Released in 2022 as part of the Ballet Cymru Digital Stage. 

  • 2022 - Fortitude. Dancer. Filmed in March 2021 released in 2022 as part of Ballet Cymru Digital Stage. Choreographed and Directed by Krystal Lowe and Matthew Gough. 

  • 2022 - Isolated Pulses. Dancer. Filmed 2020 released in 2022 as part of the Ballet Cymru Digital Stage. Choreographed and Directed by Marcus Willis. 

  • 2022 - Flame Lily. Dancer. Filmed in 2020 released in 2022 as part of Ballet Cymru Digital Stage. Choreographed and Directed by Darius James and Amy Doughty. 

  • 2021 - Light. Dan (dancer) Suzie Curran.

  • 2020 - O'r Lludw. Dancer and Director. National Dance Company of Wales Plethu/Weave

  •  2020 - YDdraig Dancer and Director. Conversations for Future SelvesFilm commissioned as part of the Arts Council of Wales HARP programme celebrating disabled artists in Wales.

  •  2019 - TrappedDancer, Director and Choreographer. Arden School of Theatre

Developed as part of degree with fellow class members.

 

  • 2018 - Pas de deux (Short)DancerResource ProductionsEmilie CheungProduced for Ignition Random Acts

 

  • 2015 - Heels and Wheels. Self. Flying Monk Community Films. Documentary Short Film

  • 2010 -Peter and The Wolf. Huntsman. The Royal Ballet. Monica Mason. Direct to DVD (filmed performance.) Credited as Wall.

  • 2009 -The Nutcracker. Small Soldier/Page Boy. The Royal Ballet. Monica Mason

Direct to DVD (filmed performance).

 

Acting Credits Theatre

 

  • 2017 - MSA Gala

School Kid

Manchester School of Acting

Mark Hudson and Kelly Condron

 

  • 2016 - Campus Christmas

The Colonel/Ensemble singer

Tameside Centre for Performing Arts

Richard Goodwin

 

  • 2016 - An Evening of Song and Performance

Tameside Centre for Performing Arts

Dave Bintley

 

  • 2007 - Disco Inferno

Vicar/Ensemble

Oakengates Youth

Aaron Prier

  • 2006 - Peter Pan Pantomine

Michael

Paul Holman Associates

Paul Holman

 

Credits as Choreographer

 

  • 2010 - Ninette De Valois Junior Choreographic Competition

The Celebration

Choreographer and competition finalist

  • 2018 - A-DAP-Tations

State of Panic

Choreographer

  • 2018 - Fusion

La La Land

Choreographer and performer of my own piece.

Les Secrétaire

Co-Choreographer and performer of my own piece.

 

  • 2018 -Timestep Studios. Love Hearts and Stars

Michael Jackson Medley and The Nutcracker Suite

Choreographer and Performer.

 

  • 2018 -Believe and Achieve Carol Service

Black and Gold and The Nutcracker Suite

Choreographer and Performer.

 

  • 2019 - Timestep Studios. Dance Through the Decades

Don Quixote Spanish Medley and Jive Boogie

Choreographer and Performer.

  • 2020 - Y Ddraig. Short film commission for HARP, Conversations for future Selves and Arts Council Wales.

Choreographer, Director and Performer. 

  • 2020 - Plethu/Weave commission for National Dance Company of Wales. 

O'r Lludw.

Choreographer, Director and Performer. 

  • 2021 - Wales Ballet Summer Course 3

La Samba

  • 2021 - The Paralympics Homecoming Ceremony Channel 4. 

Nobody Knows Me Like You Do (Birdy). The Royal Ballet. 

Co-choreographer and performer. 

  • 2022 - One Young World Manchester Summit Opening Ceremony 2022.

Undone

Choreographer and Performer.

  • 2023 - The Snow Queen with Propel Dance.

Kai's Ice Solo - Choreographer and Performer. ​

  • 2023 - I am 8 three venue tour with Sweetshop Revolution. 

 Tango solo - Choreographer and Performer. 

 

  • 2023 - Aladdin and the Lamp for Recital 2023 with Birmingham Ballet Company. 

Sutlan and Tiger Pas De Deux - Performer and created in collaboration with Kate and Penelope Frost. 

 

  • 2023 - National Youth Ballet All In. Romeo and Juliet. 

Choreographer of Dance of the Knights (via zoom), with piece being staged by Jo Meredith, Ross Black and Hannah George.

TV Credits

  • 2023 - ITV Early Evening News. 

Interview and rehearsal footage as part of the feature on the Propel Dance tour of The Snow Queen. ​

  • 2023 - Channel 5 Early Evening News.

Interview and rehearsal footage as part of feature on the Propel Dance tour of The Snow Queen.​

  • 2021 - BBC Wales 6pm News programme.

Interview for International Day of Disability sharing my story of becoming a professional ballet dancer with a disability.

  • 2021 - ITV Cymru Wales 6pm

Interview about my experience of the Paralympic GB homecoming with the Royal Ballet.

 

  • 2021 - TBI Media

Paralympic GB Homecoming.

Performed in Collaboration with the Royal Ballet and Birdy. First dancer using a wheelchair and crutches to ever perform with the Royal Ballet.

 

  • 2020 - BBC Cymru Wales Tonight 6pm

Interview discussing my involvement and creation of Ddraig for conversations for futureproject.

 

 

2019 - S4C Christmas Advert

 

2019 - Syco/Thames Television

BBC One The Greatest Dancer

Contestant made it as far as call backs. My audition was not featured in the programme, however featured prominently on BBC Advert and clips within three episodes of the programme.

Teaching Credits

  • 2024 - Workshop Leader alongside David Pickering and Elizabeth Foster for The Royal Ballet Learning and Participation Team, Festival of New Choreography Family Sunday Dazzling Debut Event. 

  • 2023 - Guest Teacher and Choreographer for National Youth Ballet for Romeo and Juliet project for All In. 

  • 2023 - Guest Teacher, Rehearsal and Choreographic Assistant for Birmingham Ballet Company, Aladdin and the Lamp, Recital 2023. 

  • 2023 - Guest Teacher for Northern Ballet Expressions.

  • 2023 - Guest teacher for company warm up class for Propel Dance.

  • 2023 - Guest teacher for company warm up class for Sweetshop Revolution I am 8.

  • 2022 - Practitioner for National Youth Ballet. Applied Ballet All In.

  • 2022 - Guest teacher for Southpaw Dance Company Class, This Is Us Tour. 

  • 2022 - Guest Teacher for Company Class Sweetshop Revolution I am 8 R&D. 

  • 2022 - Workshop Leader across schools in Wales for I am 8 Sweetshop Revolution. 

  • 2021 - Guest teacher for Ballet Cymru Mid associate intensive and also Summer Course three.

  • 2021 - Co-course leader for Inclusive Half-term Intensive for Ballet Cymru.

  • 2021 - Assisting for Ballet Cymru Duets programme.

  • 2020 - Inclusive Ballet teacher for Capezio Live Instagram during 2020 COVID restrictions.

  • 2020 - Guest Teacher for Tiny Toes Ballet.

  • 2020 - Assisting for Ballet Cymru Summer Inclusive Dance Camp.

  • 2019 - Assisting for weekly Inclusive Classes for Ballet Cymru.

  • 2018 - Guest Teacher for Timestep Studio.

Photography by Sian Trenberth.

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