English dancer Nicol Edmonds is a First Artist of The Royal Ballet. He joined the Company in 2012 from Finnish National Ballet, and was promoted to First Artist in 2014.
Edmonds was born in South Devon and trained at the Elmhurst School for Dance. He graduated into Finnish National Ballet in 2010, where his repertory included Benvolio (Romeo and Juliet) and the title role in The Nutcracker.
Edmond's repertory with the Company has included Lensky (Onegin), Paris (Romeo and Juliet), second movement (Symphony in C), Mouse King and Escort to the Rose Fairy (The Nutcracker) and roles in Scènes de ballet, 'Emeralds' (Jewels), Connectome, Swan Lake, La Bayadère, Raven Girl, The Firebird and Aeternum. He created a role in McGregor's Tetractys – The Art of Fugue.
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Sander Blommaert, Emma Maguire and Nicol Edmonds in The Nutcracker, The Royal Ballet
Sander Blommaert, Donald Thom, Solomon Golding and Nicol Edmonds in Connectome, The Royal Ballet
Itziar Mendizabal and Nicol Edmonds in 'Emeralds' (Jewels), The Royal Ballet
Nicol Edmonds in Joshua Beamish's 'Burrow'
Sander Blommaert, Ricardo Cervera, Donald Thom, Sarah Lamb, Solomon Golding, Alexander Campbell and Nicol Edmonds in Connectome, The Royal Ballet
Jonathan Howells, Téo Dubreuil, Donald Thom, Nicol Edmonds, Tristan Dyer and Tomas Mock in The Dream, The Royal Ballet,
Sander Blommaert, Nicol Edmonds, Solomon Golding and Donald Thom in Connectome, The Royal Ballet
Donald Thom, Alexander Campbell and Nicol Edmonds in Connectome, The Royal Ballet
Nicol Edmonds in Joshua Beamish’s L’Inverno, Draft Works
Nicol Edmonds in Tetractys - The Art of Fugue, The Royal Ballet
Nicol Edmonds in rehearsal for Tetractys - The Art of Fugue, The Royal Ballet
Alexander Campbell, Sander Blommaert, Donald Thom, Solomon Golding and Nicol Edmonds in Connectome, The Royal Ballet