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Nicol Edmonds

Soloist 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 Soloist of The Royal Ballet. He joined the Company in 2012 from Finnish National Ballet, and was promoted to First Artist in 2014 and to Soloist in 2015.

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 Prince, Mouse King and Escort to the Rose Fairy (The Nutcracker), Gypsy Girl’s Lover (The Two Pigeons), Lensky (Onegin), Paris and Benvolio (Romeo and Juliet), second movement (Symphony in C), pas de six (Giselle), Florestan and Wolf (The Sleeping Beauty) and roles in The Human Seasons, After the Rain, Obsidian Tear, Scènes de ballet, ‘Emeralds’ (Jewels), Connectome, Swan Lake, La Bayadère, Raven Girl, The Firebird, Aeternum and Woolf Works. He created a role in McGregor’s Tetractys. Engagements away from The Royal Ballet include dancing at Wembley Stadium with Seeta Patel for the Indian prime minister Narendra Modi.

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News and features

Promotions, joiners and leavers at The Royal Ballet for 2015/16

29 June 2015
Promotions, joiners and leavers at The Royal Ballet for 2015/16

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

International ballet stars to perform at Ann Maguire Gala on 22 March 2015

26 January 2015
International ballet stars to perform at Ann Maguire Gala on 22 March 2015

Evening of world class dance to honour the life of Ann Maguire and celebrate her legacy.

Cast Change: Nicol Edmonds to dance in Onegin on 27 January 2015

26 January 2015
Cast Change: Nicol Edmonds to dance in Onegin on 27 January 2015

Nicol Edmonds to replace Valentino Zucchetti in the role of Lensky.

Photos

Nicol Edmonds & Tristan Dyer in Symphonic Dances

Nicol Edmonds as The Mouse King in The Nutcracker

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 Tetractys - The Art of Fugue, The Royal Ballet

Nicol Edmonds as The Prince and Beatriz Stix-Brunell as The Sugar Plum Fairy in The Nutcracker, The Royal Ballet

Nicol Edmonds as the Mouse King in The Nutcracker.

Nicol Edmonds and Yasmine Naghdi in Joshua Beamish's Excerpts from a Study of Giselle, The Royal Ballet's Draft Works, 2015

Sander Blommaert, Donald Thom, Solomon Golding and Nicol Edmonds in Connectome, The Royal Ballet

Nicol Edmonds, Ryoichi Hirano, Melissa Hamilton and Johannes Stepanek in The Nutcracker, The Royal Ballet

Nicol Edmonds

Alexander Campbell, Sander Blommaert, Donald Thom, Solomon Golding and Nicol Edmonds in Connectome, The Royal Ballet

Nicol Edmonds in rehearsal for Tetractys - The Art of Fugue, The Royal Ballet

Itziar Mendizabal and Nicol Edmonds in 'Emeralds' (Jewels), The Royal Ballet

Nicol Edmonds as The Prince in The Nutcracker, The Royal Ballet

Lukas Bjørneboe Brændsrød, Nicol Edmonds, Calvin Richardson, Wayne McGregor, Edward Watson and Matthew Ball in rehearsal for Obsidian Tear, The Royal Ballet

Nicol Edmonds in Joshua Beamish's 'Burrow'

Nicol Edmonds in Joshua Beamish’s L’Inverno, Draft Works

Sander Blommaert, Emma Maguire and Nicol Edmonds in The Nutcracker, The Royal Ballet

Sander Blommaert, Ricardo Cervera, Donald Thom, Sarah Lamb, Solomon Golding, Alexander Campbell and Nicol Edmonds in Connectome, The Royal Ballet