American dancer Liam Boswell joined The Royal Ballet’s Aud Jebsen Young Dancers Programme from the start of the 2019/20 Season and was promoted to Artist in 2020.
Boswell was born in Louisville, Kentucky and began his dance training at the age of twelve. He studied with Peter Stark at Next Generation Ballet until he won the gold medal at the 2015 Youth America Grand Prix Finals. The following year he joined The Royal Ballet Upper School, completing all three years. While at the school he was awarded third prize in the Lynn Seymour Award for Expressive Dance, the Ballet Association Award, and the Ballet Circle Dame Ninette Award for the Most Outstanding Male Graduate for 2019.
Performances during his time as a student include Didy Veldman’s TooT, Nacho Duato’s Multiplicity, David Bintley’s Flowers of the Forest, and Ashley Page’s Untied Undone in the School’s annual summer performance. Professional performances as a student include The Royal Ballet’s Romeo and Juliet.
Boswell also had the opportunity to perform the role of Goldspur in Liam Scarlett’s The Cunning Little Vixen at the Royal Opera House.