Artist in Residence, The Royal Ballet
Born in Ipswich, Liam trained at the Linda Shipton School of Dancing and then at The Royal Ballet School. He joined the Company in 2005, and was promoted to First Artist in 2008. While at the School he won both the Kenneth MacMillan and Ursula Moreton Choreographic Awards. He was also the first recipient of the De Valois Trust Fund Award. He choreographed Monochromatic and Allegro de Jeunesse for The Royal Ballet School, Depsite and Vayamos al Diablo for ROH2’s ‘In Good Company’, and Of Mozart, Consolations and Liebestraum for ‘New Works in the Linbury’. Of Mozart was nominated for a Critics’ Circle Dance Award for Best Choreography in 2008. His first main-stage ballet, Asphodel Meadows (2010), won Best Classical Choreography at the Critics’ Circle National Dance Awards 2011. It was followed by Sweet Violets (2012) and, in collaboration with Will Tuckett and Jonathan Watkins, Diana and Actaeon in Metamorphosis: Titian 2012. His ballet Viscera (2009), created for the Miami City Ballet, entered The Royal Ballet’s repertory this Season. He was appointed Royal Ballet Artist in Residence November 2012.