News: Changes at the Royal

Monday 31 July 2006

Sarah Lamb and Thiago Soares – have been promoted to Principal from First Soloist. Both recently appeared with Carlos Acosta in his new show at Sadler’s Wells

Lauren Cuthbertson, Valeri Hristov & Rupert Pennefather are promoted to First Soloist from Soloist. Pennefather received a National Dance Award earlier this year (Outstanding Male dancer, classical)

Hikaru Kobayashi, Samantha Raine and Steven McRae are promoted to Soloist from First Artist

Zachary Faruque and Yuhui Choe are promoted to First Artist from Artist

Eric Underwood will join the Company from American Ballet Theater as First Artist in August 2006.

Venus Villa (Artist) has left the Company to join English National Ballet.


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