English dancer Tierney Heap is an Artist of The Royal Ballet. She trained at The Royal Ballet Upper School and graduated into the Company in 2012.
Heap was born in Manchester and began dancing aged two. She trained locally at the Debra McLaren School of Dancing, Rossendale, and the Caroline Wright School of Dance at Centre Pointe, Manchester. Aged 11 she won a scholarship to study at Elmhurst School for Dance and aged 15 joined The Royal Ballet Upper School. Awards while at the School include bronze medal at the 2010 Genée International Ballet Competition.
Heap’s repertory with the Company includes Carmen, Myrtha (Giselle) and roles in DGV: Danse à grande vitesse, Swan Lake, Don Quixote, Mayerling and La Bayadère. She has created roles in Untouchable and Woolf Works.
Tierney Heap and Matthew Ball in rehearsal for Carmen, The Royal Ballet
Tierney Heap and Vadim Muntagirov in rehearsal for Carmen, The Royal Ballet
Tierney Heap as the title role in Carmen, The Royal Ballet
Tierney Heap and Ryoichi Hirano in DGV: Danse à grande vitesse, The Royal Ballet
Ashley Scott, Marcelino Sambé, Benjamin Ella, Kristen McNally and Tierney Heap rehearsing Hofesh Shecter