English dancer Sabina Westcombe is a former dancer with The Royal Ballet. She trained at The Royal Ballet School and graduated into the Company in 2005, promoted to First Artist in 2011. She retired from the Company in 2014.
Westcombe was born in Chichester. She was inspired to become a dancer aged six after seeing Leanne Benjamin star in Romeo and Juliet at the Royal Opera House. Westcombe trained at the Hamilton Grey School of Dance before joining The Royal Ballet School as a junior associate, going on to graduate through The Royal Ballet Lower and Upper Schools. Her repertory with the Company includes Clara and Columbine Doll (The Nutcracker), pas de six (Giselle), White Cat (The Sleeping Beauty), Effie (La Sylphide) and roles in Swan Lake, La Bayadère, Romeo and Juliet, Manon, Mayerling, Jewels, The Prince of the Pagodas, The Four Temperaments and Scènes de ballet.
Westcombe created roles in Rushes – Fragments of a Lost Story, Sensorium and ‘Trespass’ (Metamorphosis: Titian 2012).
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3 July 2014
Details of Company changes for the upcoming Season have been announced.