Rosanna Ely


Born: Lancaster

Trained: Elmhurst Ballet School

Joined: 2014

Favourite one-act ballet: Elite Syncopations – the music, costumes, choreography, the orchestra on stage – everything about it is so much fun.

Most challenging experience: I didn’t realise it at the time, but moving away from home at the age of 11 was very challenging.

Awards: Scholarship winner at the Cecchetti Classical Ballet Awards, and named Most Promising Dancer at the Barbara Geoghegan Awards.


Frederick Ashton: Enigma Variations, Les Rendezvous
George Balanchine: Serenade
David Bintley: CinderellaThe Prince of the Pagodas, The Tempest
Ruth Brill: Arcadia
John Cranko: Pineapple Poll
Kenneth MacMillan: Concerto, Elite Syncopations, Romeo and Juliet
Hans van Manen:5 Tangos
Peter Wright: Swan Lake

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