28 April 2017 at 4.01pm | 10 Comments
A number of dancers will join The Royal Ballet for the forthcoming 2017/18 Season.
William Bracewell will join as a Soloist. Born in Swansea, Bracewell trained at the Pamela Miller Ballet School and the Royal Ballet School. In 2007 he won the Young British Dancer of the Year Award and was awarded the Grand Prix at the 2010 Youth America Grand Prix. He joined Birmingham Royal Ballet in 2010 and was promoted to Soloist in 2014. Bracewell was awarded the Critics' Circle National Dance Award for Outstanding Male Performance (classical) in 2015.
Also joining the Company as Artists will be Giacomo Rovero, Francisco Serrano and Charlotte Tonkinson, members of the 2016/17 Aud Jebsen Young Dancers Programme and former students from the Royal Ballet School.
Five further dancers will join The Royal Ballet as part of the Aud Jebsen Young Dancers Programme 2017/18. This year-long contract for young graduates will be taken up by Joonhyuk Jun, Joshua Junker, Sae Maeda, Nadia Mullova-Barley, Aiden O’Brien and Amelia Palmiero.
Details of promotions for the forthcoming Season will be announced in due course.