Lewis Turner

First Artist

Born in Leicester, Lewis Turner trained at Elmhurst School for Dance. He was awarded a Prix de Lausanne scholarship in January 2010 and completed his year-long apprenticeship prize with Birmingham Royal Ballet before joining the Company in 2011. He also won the Contemporary Dance prize. As a student he danced with the Company in Cyrano, Swan Lake, Slaughter on Tenth Avenue and Theme and Variations. He was promoted to First Artist in 2015

Frederick Ashton: Les Rendezvous (pas de trois)
David Bintley: The King Dances (Le Roi Soleil), Cinderella (Dancing Master, Prince's Friends), 'Still Life' at the Penguin Café (Texas Kangaroo Rat), The Prince of the Pagodas (Fool), Beauty and the Beast (Birds of the Air), Flowers of the Forest ('Four Scottish Dances'), Carmina burana (Seminarians), Take Five ('Flying Solo'), Aladdin (Aladdin's Friends), Hobson's Choice ('Clog Dance', 'Lily of Laguna pas de deux'), The Shakespeare Suite (Hamlet, Petruchio), Sylvia (Gog),
Kit Holder: Quatrain
Jessica Lang: Wink, Lyric Pieces
Kenneth MacMillan: Elite Syncopations ('Friday Night', 'Alaskan Rag'), Romeo and Juliet (Mercutio)
Peter Wright's productions of Coppélia ('Call to Arms'), The Sleeping Beauty (pas de quatre, Cavalier, 'Waltz') and The Nutcracker (Clara's Dancing Partner, Jack-in-the-box, Winds, Consorts, Drosselmeyer's Assistant, Nutcracker Doll), and Peter Wright and Galina Samsova's production of Swan Lake (Benno, Mercutio)

Prix de Lausanne laureate and Contemporary Dance prize, 2010