Born in Auckland, New Zealand, Brooke Ray trained at Mt Eden Ballet Academy and the Royal Ballet Upper School. She won the Alana Haines Australasian Award, 2011, and joined Birmingham Royal Ballet in 2015. As a student she danced in Serenade with Birmingham Royal Ballet.
Frederick Ashton: Monotones II
David Bintley: The Shakespeare Suite (Juliet)
Kenneth MacMillan: Solitaire
Hans van Manen: 5 Tangos
Peter Wright: The Nutcracker (Snow Fairy's Attendant) and Peter Wright and Galina Samsova's Swan Lake (Two Swan Maidens, Prince's Companions)
Meet Marlo, our Dance Track graduate
Dance Track works with 30 primary schools and more than 2,500 children in Birmingham, identifying those with the potential to be the ballet dancers of the future. Read about one of our participants who has recently accepted a place at Elmhurst School for Dance.
Mathias's Desert Island Discs
In the run up to the world premiere of The Tempest, we spoke to choreographer David Bintley and the dancers creating the lead roles in his magical new ballet. Here Mathias Dingman (Ariel) shares the Desert Island Discs he'd want were he to be stranded on Prospero's magical isle.