Edivaldo Souza da Silva was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and trained locally before joining the Royal Ballet School. As a student he danced with The Royal Ballet (The Rite of Spring) and Birmingham Royal Ballet (Aladdin). He joined Birmingham Royal Ballet in 2014.
Frederick Ashton: Monotones II, Enigma Variations (Gardener)
David Bintley: The Shakespeare Suite (Romeo)
Kenneth MacMillan: Solitaire
Peter Wright: The Nutcracker (Arabian 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.
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.