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, and in Don Quixote, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Swan Lake with the Company. Further performances include Kenneth MacMillan’s Solitaire pas de deux at Gailene Stock’s memorial service.
Dixon’s performances with the Company have included Chinese Dance (The Nutcracker).
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Leo Dixon, Leticia Stock and Joseph Sissens in The Nutcracker, The Royal Ballet
Sander Blommaert, Luca Acri, Leo Dixon, Téo Dubreuil, Benjamin Ella and David Yudes in Valentino Zucchetti's Alpha, The Royal Ballet's Draft Works, 2015
Leo Dixon in morning class during World Ballet Day
Leo Dixon, Benjamin Ella, Luca Acri, Téo Dubreuil, Sander Blommaert and David Yudes in Valentino Zucchetti's Alpha, The Royal Ballet's Draft Works, 2015
David Donnelly and Leo Dixon in Calvin Richardson's Untitled, The Royal Ballet's Draft Works, 2015
Hannah Grennell, Lukas Bjørneboe Brændsrød, Harry Churches, Leo Dixon, David Donnelly and Téo Dubreuil in Calvin Richardson's Untitled, The Royal Ballet's Draft Works, 2015