Rory Mackay


Born in Glasgow, Rory Mackay trained at the Dance School of Scotland and the Royal Ballet School. He danced with English National Ballet from 1996 to 2002, dancing in most of the company's repertory. He joined Birmingham Royal Ballet in 2002; First Artist, 2005; Soloist, 2011.

Frederick Ashton: Enigma Variations (Hew David Steuart Powell, William Meath Baker), La Fille mal gardé (Widow Simone), Monotones II, A Month in the Country (Yslaev)
David Bintley: The Prince of the Pagodas (Emperor), Beauty and the Beast (Bailiff), Cyrano (Rageuneau), Arthur, Sylvia (Pirate), Beauty and the Beast (Merchant), 'Still Life' at the Penguin Café (Southern Cape Zebra), The Shakespeare Suite (Richard III)
David Bintley and Galina Samsova's production of Giselle (Hilarion)
John Cranko: The Lady and the Fool (Midas), The Taming of the Shrew (Gremio)
Michael Kopinski: Dumbarton Oaks
Kenneth MacMillan: Romeo and Juliet (Lord Capulet, Friar Laurence, Tybalt)
Twyla Tharp: Nine Sinatra Songs ('That's Life'), In the Upper Room
Peter Wright's productions of Coppélia (Dr Coppélius), The Nutcracker ('Spanish Dance', Drosselmeyer, King Rat) and The Sleeping Beauty (Wolf)

Jonathan Payn: Into the Ferment (Willie)