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Born in Glasgow, Kristen McGarrity trained at the Royal Ballet School. She was awarded a bronze medal at the 2004 Adeline Genée Awards. She joined Birmingham Royal Ballet in 2005 and her repertory includes Swan Lake (pas de quatre), Agon (first pas de trois), The Shakespeare Suite (Kate), Pulcinella (Rosetta), Brouillards ('Les Feuilles mortes'), Take Five ('Take Five'), The Sleeping Beauty (Fairy of Modesty, pas de quatre) and Cinderella ('Autumn'). She created a role in Kit Holder's Printer Jam.
Frederick Ashton: La Fille mal gardée
George Balanchine: Agon (first pas de trois)
David Bintley: Beauty and the Beast, Carmina burana, The Seasons, Cinderella ('Autumn'), The Shakespeare Suite (Kate) and Take Five ('Take Five')
Kim Brandstrup: Pulcinella (Rosetta)
John Cranko: Brouillards ('Les Feuilles mortes') and Pineapple Poll
Mikhail Fokine: The Firebird (Princess)
Kenneth MacMillan: Solitaire
Peter Wright's productions of The Nutcracker (Mirlitons) and The Sleeping Beauty (Fairy of Modesty)
AWARDS April Olrich Award and Bronze Medal, Adeline Génee Awards in Athens, 2004, after which she was invited to perform in Japan by Noriko Kobayashi.
Last updated September 2012.
Kristen McGarrity; photo: Andrew Ross