Lynsey Sutherland


Born: Hull

Trained: Locally and at the Royal Ballet School

Joined: 2017

Other companies: Polish National Ballet, 2012-17

Most challenging role: Balanchine’s Concerto barocco due to the stamina, technical ability and style required. It’s also the most rewarding role I’ve danced.

Most challenging thing you have done: Having to learn Polish when dancing in Poland.

Off-stage: I love to paint in my free time.


With Birmingham Royal Ballet
Frederick Ashton: La Fille mal gardée
David BintleyAladdin, 'Still Life' at the Penguin Café
Kenneth MacMillan:Concerto, Elite Syncopations, Romeo and Juliet
Michael Corder: Le Baiser de la fée
Peter Wright:The Nutcracker, The Sleeping Beauty

With Polish National Ballet
George Balanchine: Concerto barocco
William Forsythe: Artifact Suite
John Neumier: A Midsummer Night's Dream
Vaslav Nijinsky: The Rite of Spring
Marius Petipa: La Bayadere

Header image: Clothing (except for tutu) generously supplied by UK dancewear specialists Dans-ez