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Paul Kay

Soloist of The Royal Ballet

Biography

Paul Kay in action.
Paul Kay in Cinderella, The Royal Ballet © ROH/Tristram Kenton, 2010

English dancer Paul Kay is a Soloist of The Royal Ballet. He trained at The Royal Ballet School and graduated into the Company in 2003, promoted to First Artist in 2005 and Soloist in 2008.

Kay was born in Oxford and trained with Gaynor Walters in Devon before entering The Royal Ballet School, White Lodge. In his graduation year he danced the Flower Festival at Genzano pas de deux. Kay’s repertory with the Company includes Hans-Peter/Nutcracker (The Nutcracker), Magician/The Mad Hatter (Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland), Bronze Idol (La Bayadère), Kolia (A Month in the Country), Puck (The Dream), Alain (La Fille mal gardée), Gypsy Boy (The Two Pigeons), Bratfisch (Mayerling), Jester (Cinderella) and in Ceremony of Innocence.

Kay has created roles in Wayne McGregor’s Qualia, Infra, Acis and Galatea, Raven Girl, Tetractys, Woolf Works, Obsidian Tear and Multiverse, Christopher Wheeldon’s DGV: Danse à grande vitesse and Kim Brandstrup’s Rushes – Fragments of a Lost Story.

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News and features

Watch: Insights into Wayne McGregor’s brand new ballet <em>Multiverse</em>

Watch: Insights into Wayne McGregor’s brand new ballet Multiverse

14 October 2016

Watch the choreographer offer an exclusive glimpse of his new ballet, set to an original score by Steve Reich.

Your reaction: The Dream / Connectome / The Concert

Your reaction: The Dream / Connectome / The Concert

1 June 2014

What did you think of The Royal Ballet's Mixed programme featuring works by Ashton, Marriott and Robbins?

Royal Ballet receives multiple nominations in National Dance Awards 2012

Royal Ballet receives multiple nominations in National Dance Awards 2012

12 November 2012

Dancers and choreographers nominated in annual awards.

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