British dancer Aiden O’Brien joined The Royal Ballet’s Aud Jebsen Young Dancers Programme from the start of the 2017/18 Season and was promoted to Artist in 2018.
O’Brien was born in Perth, Scotland, and began studying ballet aged seven. He trained at Julie Young Dance Studios and as a junior associate with The Royal Ballet and Scottish Ballet before entering The Royal Ballet School aged 11. Performances with the School included in Les Rendezvous, La Bayadère, Concerto and Solo in the annual matinees.
O’Brien’s professional performances while a student included with The Royal Ballet in The Nutcracker, The Sleeping Beauty, Anastasia and Mayerling and on tour in Japan in Giselle and Romeo and Juliet, and with Birmingham Royal Ballet in The Nutcracker.
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