Sophie Allnatt was born in Essex and trained locally at the Angela Allport Performing Arts School and The Royal Ballet School. She joins The Royal Ballet as an Artist for the 2018/19 Season.
She joined the Junior Associate programme of The Royal Ballet School before taking up its full-time vocational training. As a student she was awarded the April Olrich Award for Dynamic Performance and performed on secondment with The Royal Ballet and Birmingham Royal Ballet. After graduation in 2011 she danced with Scottish Ballet and then with Ballet Magdeburg where she performed soloist and principal roles including Marie and the Sugar Plum Fairy (The Nutcracker) and Bluebird and Canary Fairy (The Sleeping Beauty). In 2018 she danced the Summer pas de deux in Jenna Lee’s The Four Seasons with New English Ballet Theatre.