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Demelza Parish

Artist of The Royal Ballet


English dancer Demelza Parish is an Artist with The Royal Ballet. She trained at The Royal Ballet School and graduated into the Company in 2005.

Parish was grew up in Hull and began dancing aged two with her older brother Xander. She trained at Skelton Hooper School of Dance and Theatre before becoming a junior associate of The Royal Ballet School. She graduated into the School and was accepted into the Company in her second year at the Upper School. For her graduation performance she danced the white couple pas de deux (Les Patineurs) and one of the lead couples in La Valse.

Parish's repertory with the Company has included roles in Swan Lake, La Bayadère, The Nutcracker, Sleeping Beauty, Les Rendezvous, The Dream and The Firebird.