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Mica Bradbury

First Artist of The Royal Ballet


Mica Bradbury in action.
Mica Bradbury as a Priestess in Medusa, The Royal Ballet © 2019 ROH. Photograph by Tristram Kenton

British dancer Mica Bradbury is a First Artist of The Royal Ballet. She trained at The Royal Ballet School and joined The Royal Ballet in 2016 from Ballet Vlaanderen. She was promoted to First Artist in 2019.

Bradbury was born in Tunbridge Wells and began dancing at the age of three. She trained at The Royal Ballet School as a junior associate and then through the Lower and Upper Schools. While a student she was a finalist at the Young British Dancer of the Year Awards in 2011 and 2012. She graduated in 2014 and joined Ballet Vlaanderen, where her repertory included dancing with the corps de ballet in such works as Onegin, Don Quixote and Four Schumann Pieces, as well as creating roles in a number of new ballets, including Fall by Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui. Bradbury’s performances with The Royal Ballet while a student included dancing with the corps de ballet in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Don Quixote, Romeo and Juliet, The Nutcracker, The Rite of Spring, Giselle and The Sleeping Beauty. Her repertory with the Company includes Arabian dance (The Nutcracker), pas de six (Giselle) and roles in Flight Pattern, Medusa, Marguerite and Armand and Woolf Works.

Her role creations since joining the Company have included in Charlotte Edmonds’s Meta.