Max Maslen


Born: Bradford

Trained: Nydza School of Dance and Central School of Ballet

Joined: 2012; First Artist, 2016; Soloist, 2018

Favourite full-length ballet: Romeo and Juliet. Sword fighting, dancing and acting – everything a boy could ask for!

Dream role: Sergeant Francis Troy in Far from the Madding Crowd.

Created roles: George Williamson’s Embrace (Him) and roles in Alexander Whitley’s Kin. and David Bintley’s The King Dances.


Juanjo Arques: Ignite (Fire trio)
Frederick Ashton: The Dream (Rustics), Les Rendezvous (pas de trois), Enigma Variations (Richard Baxter Townshend), La Fille mal gardée (Colas)
George Balanchine: Theme and Variations
David Bintley: Hobson's Choice (Will Mossop), Cinderella (Prince's Friends), Beauty and the Beast (Raven), Aladdin (Title role), E-mc² ('Celeritas²'), The King Dances (Le Roi), Flowers of the Forest, The Shakespeare Suite
John Cranko: Pineapple Poll (Sailor), The Taming of the Shrew (Pas de six)
Kenneth MacMillan: Elite Syncopations ('The Golden Hours'), Romeo and Juliet (Mercutio, Lead Mandolin), Solitaire
Hans van Manen: 5 Tangos
Twyla Tharp:In the Upper Room
Alexander Whitley: Kin.
Peter Wright's productions of Coppélia (Franz, 'Call to Arms'), The Sleeping Beauty (Prince Florimund) and The Nutcracker (Prince) and Peter Wright and Galina Samsova's production of Swan Lake (Benno)

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