Born in Belgium, Johanne Monfret trained at the Royal Ballet School of Antwerp and the Royal Ballet School, where she was commended The Lynn Seymour Commendation Award for Expressive Dance (2015). As a student she danced with The Royal Ballet in The Nutcracker. She joined Birmingham Royal Ballet in 2016 as an Apprentice.
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.