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Thomasin Gülgeç

Dancer

Biography

British dancer Thomasin Gülgeç made his Royal Ballet debut in the 2016/17 Season in Javier De Frutos’s Les Enfants Terribles.

Gülgeç was born in Oxford and trained at Swindon Academy of Dance and Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporary Dance. He joined Rambert as a dancer in 2003. Role creations with the company include in Fin Walker’s Reflection, De Frutos’s Elsa Canasta, Kim Brandstrup’s Songs of a Wayfarer, Darshan Singh Bhuller’s Stand and Stare, Doug Varone’s Scribblings and Aletta Collins’s Awakenings. Further engagements include at the London 2012 Olympics Opening Ceremony with Akram Khan, numerous works with Russell Maliphant, including Afterlight (Part One), Rodin Project and the film Erebus, in Macbeth at the Young Vic, directed by Carrie Cracknell and Lucy Guerin, and with Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui on the 2012 film Anna Karenina, directed by Joe Wright.

Gülgeç’s awards include the 2010 Critics’ Circle National Dance Award for Outstanding Male Dancer (modern), for his performances in Christopher Bruce’s Hush.