16 August 2017 at 12.00pm | 11 Comments
Soloist dancer Eric Underwood has announced his decision to leave The Royal Ballet after 11 years.
He has had an extremely successful career during this time, dancing major roles, and has created roles in significant new works.
Eric Underwood said: ‘After 11 very successful years at the Royal Ballet I have decided to move on. I am hugely grateful for all I have learnt there and the amazing experiences I have had’.
Kevin O'Hare, Director of The Royal Ballet, comments: ‘Eric has as well as dancing many roles within the repertory of The Royal Ballet, created many memorable roles with the company, including in Resident Choreographer Wayne McGregor’s Chroma, Infra and Raven Girl and in Artistic Associate Christopher Wheeldon’s DGV, as well as the Caterpillar in Wheeldon’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. We wish him every future success’.