The Royal Ballet Promotions/Joiners/Leavers 2013/14
The Royal Ballet announces promotions, joiners and leavers for the 2013/14 Season.
Melissa Hamilton has been promoted to First Soloist.
Olivia Cowley, Elizabeth Harrod and Fumi Kaneko have all been promoted to Soloist.
Hayley Forskitt, Francesca Hayward and Tristan Dyer have been promoted to First Artists.
Annette Buvoli and David Donnelly will join as Artists from The Royal Ballet School.
Masaya Yamamoto joins The Royal Ballet from the Prix de Lausanne.
As previously announced, Natalia Osipova joins the company as Principal, and Anna Rose O’Sullivan, Luca Acri and Marcelino Sambé joined as Artists during the 2012/2013 Season.
Leaving the company are Principals : Mara Galeazzi, Leanne Benjamin, Alina Cojocaru and Johan Kobborg and Soloist Brian Maloney. Grant Coyle, Principal Dance Notator and Répétiteur and Theresa Beattie, Interim Creative Producer, Royal Ballet Studio Programme also leave the Company.
Finally, Emma Southworth joins as Senior Producer, Royal Ballet Studio Programme