Jade Heusen

First Artist

Born: Sidmouth, Devon

Trained: Royal Ballet School and Elmhurst Ballet School

Joined: 2009, First Artist, 2016

Favourite one-act ballet: Any of David Bintley’s jazz ballets – TheOrpheus Suite, The Shakespeare Suite and Take Five.

Off-stage: I play the flute, sing and would love to be an actor.

Frederick Ashton: Façade ('Yodeling,' 'Waltz,' 'Foxtrot'), Daphnis and Chloë (Pirate), The Two Pigeons (Friends), La Fille mal gardée (Lise's Friends), Enigma Variations (Winnifred Norbury), Les Rendezvous, The Dream and Dante Sonata
George Balanchine: Serenade and Theme and Variations
David Bintley: Cinderella (Dumpy, 'Autumn"), Take Five ('Three to Get Ready'), Faster, The Dance House, Beauty and the Beast, Carmina burana (Pony Tails), Far from the Madding Crowd, Cyrano 
John Cranko: Pineapple Poll
Mikhail Fokine: The Firebird
Kit Holder: 9-5
Jessica Lang: Lyric Pieces, Wink
Joe Layton: The Grand Tour (The American Tourist, Alice B. Toklas)
Kenneth MacMillan: Concerto and Romeo and Juliet
Rudolph Nureyev: Raymonda Act III
Twyla Tharp: In the Upper Room
Ninette de Valois: Checkmate (Red Pawn)
Peter Wright's production of The Nutcracker (Spanish Dance, 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 (Polish Dance)

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