Born in Devon, Jade Heusen trained at Sidmouth Ballet School, the Royal Ballet School, and Elmhurst School for Dance. She joined the Company in 2009 having previously danced on tours to Japan, China and within the UK and was promoted to First Artist in 2016.
Frederick Ashton: Façade ('Yodeling,' 'Waltz,' 'Foxtrot'), Daphnis and Chloë (Pirate), The Two Pigeons (Friends), La Fille mal gardée (Lise's Friends), Les Rendezvous, The Dream and Dante Sonata
George Balanchine: Serenade and Theme and Variations
David Bintley: Cinderella (Dumpy), Take Five ('Three to Get Ready'), Faster, The Dance House, Beauty and the Beast and Carmina burana (Pony Tails)
Mikhail Fokine: The Firebird
Kit Holder: 9-5
Jessica Lang: Lyric Pieces
Joe Layton: The Grand Tour (The American Tourist, Alice B. Toklas)
Kenneth MacMillan: Concerto and Romeo and Juliet
Rudolph Nureyev: Raymonda Act III
Ninette de Valois: Checkmate (Red Pawn)
Peter Wright's production of The Nutcracker (Leading Flowers, Mirlitons, Grandmother) and The Sleeping Beauty (Aurora's Friends, Red Riding Hood), and Peter Wright and Galina Samsova's production of Swan Lake
Iain'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 Iain Mackay (Prospero) shares the Desert Island Discs he'd want with him if he was truly the lord of Shakespeare's mystical isle.