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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 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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News and features

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

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

26 January 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

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

26 January 2015

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

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.

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