This site uses cookies and by using the site you are consenting to this. Find out why we use cookies and how to manage your settings.
 HomeThe CompanyWhat's OnNews and Features Support UsLearning In the Business CBRB 

The Company Index

David Bintley CBE, Director
Jan Teo, Chief Executive (from mid-September)
Koen Kessels, Music Director

Ballet Staff

Orchestra Management and Music Staff
Royal Ballet Sinfonia
Human Resources
The Jerwood Centre for the Prevention and Treatment of Dance Injuries
Board of Directors
Royal Ballet Governors

Iain Mackay

Introduced by David Bintley
Born in Glasgow, Iain Mackay trained as a Junior Associate of Scottish Ballet, before joining the Dance School of Scotland. He spent two years at the Royal Ballet Upper School, and joined BRB in 1999. Promoted to Soloist in 2001 and Principal in 2003, Iain's rapid rise through the Company has been well deserved. Able to take on everything from classical princes to intense dramatic roles, he has become one of Birmingham Royal Ballet's most valued and versatile artists, leading to the creation of a number of important roles in the recent repertory. With his wife, senior soloist Silvia Jimenez, Iain recently guested in the leading roles in Carmina burana with the ballet of the New National Theatre, Tokyo. Iain's talents extend beyond the limits of the dance world however; he also has a golf handicap of only 12!

Frederick Ashton: La Fille mal gardée (Colas) and The Two Pigeons (Gypsy Lover)
George Balanchine: Apollo (title role), Western Symphony (Third movement) and Prodigal Son
David Bintley: Arthur (Arthur, Mordred), Beauty and the Beast (Beast), Cyrano (Christian), Edward II (Edward, Grim Reaper), Far from the Madding Crowd (Troy), Hobson's Choice (Salvation Army), Carmina burana (Third Seminarian), The Nutcracker Sweeties (Volga Vouty), The Seasons ('Summer'), The Shakespeare Suite (Romeo), The Sons of Horus (Imsety), 'Still Life' at the Penguin Café (Southern Cape Zebra), Flowers of the Forest, Concert Fantasy and David Bintley and Galina Samsova's production of Giselle (Albrecht)
Kim Brandstrup: Pulcinella (Caviello)
John Cranko: The Lady and the Fool (Moondog)
Kenneth MacMillan: Romeo and Juliet (Romeo)
Jerome Robbins: Fancy Free (Sailor)
Nahid Siddiqui: Krishna (title role)
Twyla Tharp: In the Upper Room
Ninette de Valois: Checkmate (First Red Knight)
Stanton Welch: Powder
Peter Wright's productions of The Nutcracker (Prince), The Sleeping Beauty (Prince Florimund) and Peter Wright and Galina Samsova's production of Swan Lake (Siegfried)

David Bintley: Cyrano (Christian)
Kim Brandstrup: Pulcinella (Caviello)

Last updated January 2008.


Faster Aladdin Coppélia Cinderella Cinderella Cinderella Cinderella Cinderella Lyric Pieces Carmina burana 

Related stories

Video: Trailer for Beauty and the Beast
Video: Pavane rehearsals
Video: Giselle rehearsals
Video: Clara and the Nutcracker Prince in rehearsal
Birmingham Royal Ballet welcomes back Iain Mackay as Principal
Video: Cyrano studio rehearsals
Special guest for Cyrano
Iain Mackay and Silvia Jimenez to leave Company after Swan Lake
  Contact Us | Cookies and Privacy Policy | Credits