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Leo Dixon

Artist of The Royal Ballet

Biography

British dancer Leo Dixon is an Artist of The Royal Ballet. He trained at The Royal Ballet Upper School and in 2015 graduated into The Royal Ballet’s Aud Jebsen Young Dancers Programme, going on to join the Company as an Artist in 2016.

Dixon was born in Bristol and grew up in Plymouth. He began dancing aged three, training locally with Linda Mortimore and Ryan Moore and as a Royal Ballet Junior Associate. He trained at Elmhurst School for Dance from the age of 11 and aged 16 joined The Royal Ballet Upper School. While at the School Dixon’s roles included the pas de quatre (Raymonda) and in Rush at the School’s annual matinee. Further performances include Kenneth MacMillan’s Solitaire pas de deux at Gailene Stock’s memorial service.

In the Company he has created roles in Wheeldon’s Corybantic Games, Crystal Pite’s Flight Pattern, Arthur Pita’s The Wind and Liam Scarlett’s Frankenstein. Other roles include Chinese dance and Trepak in The Nutcracker, ‘Rubies’ and ‘Diamonds’ in Jewels, Gardener in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Mayerling, Symphonic Dances, The Dream, The Judas Tree, La Fille mal gardée, Elite Syncopations and The Winter’s Tale. He has also danced in Hofesh Schecter’s Untouchable and Twyla Tharp’s The Illustrated ‘Farewell’.

News and features

Dancers photographed from the top of The Savoy Hotel

17 April 2018
Dancers photographed from the top of The Savoy Hotel

Royal Ballet dancers Charlotte Tonkinson and Leo Dixon were captured alongside London's iconic skyline.

Promotions and joiners at The Royal Ballet for 2016/17

10 June 2016
Promotions and joiners at The Royal Ballet for 2016/17

Promotions and joiners have been announced for The Royal Ballet's 2016/17 Season.

Promotions, joiners and leavers at The Royal Ballet for 2015/16

29 June 2015
Promotions, joiners and leavers at The Royal Ballet for 2015/16

Details of Company changes for the upcoming Season have been announced.

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