Polish dancer Stanislaw Węgrzyn joined The Royal Ballet as a Prix de Lausanne apprentice for the 2017/18 Season and was promoted to Artist in 2018.
Wegrzyn was born in Krakow and began his ballet training aged eight. He studied in Krakow, Warsaw and graduated from Ballet Academy, University of Music and Performing Arts in Munich. He has performed in Tristan and Isolde, The Sleeping Beauty, The Nutcracker, Don Quixote (Polish National Ballet) and Spartacus (Bavarian State Ballet). Awards include special prize winner at the 2014 International Baltic Ballet Competition in Riga, DAAD Prize from the University of Music and Performing Arts, Munich (2015) and a silver medal at the 2016 Youth America Grand Prix. He has taken part in ballet evenings and galas in New York, Berlin, Munich, Vilnius, Toronto, Riga and Krakow. In 2016 he performed The Body Letter, his choreography for World Youth Day in Krakow.
His repertory includes variations from Satanella, Giselle, Harlequinade, Paquita, La Fille mal gardée, pas de trois from Le Conservatoire (Bournonville) and many contemporary works. His roles with the Company include Mandolin Dancer (Romeo and Juliet), Spanish and Chinese Dance (The Nutcracker) and in The Dante Project. He created a role in Kyle Abraham's Optional Family: A Divertissement.