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Karla Doorbar

Born in Stoke-on-Trent, Karla Doorbar trained at the Jenny Brennan School of Dance and the Royal Ballet School. She was a finalist at the 2011 Genée International Ballet Competition and was awarded the Dame Ninette de Valois award on graduating from the Royal Ballet School. She danced in The Sleeping Beauty, Swan Lake and The Nutcracker with The Royal Ballet. She joined Birmingham Royal Ballet in 2011.

Frederick Ashton: La Fille mal gardée (Chickens, Peasant), Façade ('Polka')
George Balanchine: Serenade
David Bintley: Beauty and the Beast (Birds), Cinderella ('Spring'), 'Still Life' at the Penguin Café (Great Auk, Humboldt's Hog-Nosed Skunk Flea), Aladdin ('Pearl'. 'Sapphire') and David Bintley and Galina Samsova's production of Giselle (Wilis)
John Cranko: Pineapple Poll (Sweetheart), Card Game (Two of Diamonds)
Ninette de Valois: Checkmate (Red Pawn)
Peter Wright's productions of The Nutcracker (Clara, Mirlitons, Flowers, Snowflakes), Swan Lake (Cygnets, Swans) and The Sleeping Beauty (Fairy of Song, Pas de quatre)

Karla Doorbar; photo: Tim Cross

Karla Doorbar; photo: Tim Cross


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