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Laura-Jane Gibson



Laura-Jane Gibson was born in Ayrshire, training locally with Kerry Bolland and Penny Withers before joining the Scottish Ballet as a Junior and then Senior Associate. She began training with Elmhurst School for Dance in 2004, and as a student danced with Birmingham Royal Ballet in The Sleeping Beauty, The Nutcracker, La Fille mal gardée, The Firebird, Checkmate and Symphony in Three Movements. She joined the Company in 2007; promoted to First Artist 2012.

REPERTORY INCLUDES
Frederick Ashton: Daphnis and Chloè (Pirate, Shepherdess), Enigma Variations (Sailor girl), The Dream (Mustardseed, Fairies), The Two Pigeons (Gypsies), Symphonic Variations
George Balanchine: Concerto barocco, Serenade, Theme and Variations
David Bintley: Beauty and the Beast (Vixen, Birds of the Air, Servant, Court Beast), Edward II (French Courtier), Take Five ('Three to Get Ready'), The Orpheus Suite (Groupies, Furies), The Shakespeare Suite, Galanteries, 'Still Life' at the Penguin Café, Sylvia (Slave, Huntress), The Dance House, Cyrano, E=mc², Allegri diversi, Cinderella ('Spring' and 'Autumn'), Carmina burana, Hobson's Choice, Aladdin ('Sapphires', Diamonds') and David Bintley and Galina Samsova's production of Giselle (Zulme, Wilis)
Michael Corder: Le Baiser de la fée (Bride's Friend, Sprite, Villager)
Mikhail Fokine: Petrushka
Kit Holder: Printer Jam
Joe Layton: The Grand Tour (Stowaway) Kenneth MacMillan: Romeo and Juliet (Juliet's friends), Elite Syncopations
Marius Petipa: Paquita, Raymonda Act III (pas de trois)
Gary Stewart: The Centre and its Opposite
Twyla Tharp: In the Upper Room
Hans van Manen: Grosse Fuge
Ninette de Valois: Checkmate (red/black pawn)
Peter Wright: The Nutcracker (Lead Flower, Mirliton, Snowflake,Ballet Student), Coppélia (Swanilda's friends, Betrothal couple,Czárdás, Chinese Doll, 'Dance of the Hours', 'Work'), The Sleeping Beauty (Fairy of Song and Fairy of Modesty) and Peter Wright and Galina Samsova's production of Swan Lake (Italian Princess, Czárdás)

AWARDS
RAD Solo Seal, 2007

Last updated October 2013.
Laura-Jane Gibson; photo: Tim Cross

Laura-Jane Gibson; photo: Tim Cross

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