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Matthew Ball

Artist of The Royal Ballet

Biography

English dancer Matthew Ball is an Artist with The Royal Ballet. He trained at The Royal Ballet School and joined the Company in the 2013/14 Season.

Ball trained at The Royal Ballet Lower and Upper Schools. Roles while at the School included Fritz (The Nutcracker) with the Company. He was a finalist at Young British Dancer of the Year 2011 and a semi-finalist at the Adeline Genée Competition in 2010, and in 2009 he was an award-winner at the School’s Kenneth MacMillan Senior Choreographic Competition.

Ball graduated into the Company in 2013 and has since danced with the corps de ballet in ballets including The Rite of Spring, Don Quixote and The Nutcracker. He created a role in Alastair Marriott's Connectome.

News and features

Connectome: Cutting-edge ballet from cutting-edge science

Connectome: Cutting-edge ballet from cutting-edge science

28 May 2014

A new theory about what creates our memories, personality and intellect has influenced Alastair Marriott's new ballet.

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