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Nicol Edmonds

First Artist of The Royal Ballet

Biography

Nicol Edmonds in action.
Nicol Edmonds in rehearsal for Tetractys - The Art of Fugue, The Royal Ballet ©ROH/Johan Persson, 2014

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 Paris (Romeo and Juliet), second movement (Symphony in C), Mouse King and Escort to the Rose Fairy (The Nutcracker) and roles in 'Emeralds' (Jewels), Connectome, Swan Lake, La Bayadère, Raven Girl, The Firebird, The Rite of Spring and Aeternum. He created a role in McGregor's Tetractys – The Art of Fugue.

Videos

News and features

Cast confirmation: Sampling The Myth at Deloitte Ignite 2014

Cast confirmation: Sampling The Myth at Deloitte Ignite 2014

26 August 2014

A number of Royal Ballet dancers are performing extracts from iconic dance works.

Promotions, joiners and leavers at The Royal Ballet

Promotions, joiners and leavers at The Royal Ballet

3 July 2014

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

Watch: Apollo in rehearsal

Watch: Apollo in rehearsal

6 May 2014

See Jonathan Cope rehearsing Nicol Edmonds as Apollo in this exclusive Insights event footage.

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