Born in California on March 31, 1997, Abigail spent her early childhood in Moscow, Russia. She began ballet at age 5 at The Nadezhda Russian Ballet School. At age 6 Abigail moved to California, continuing her training at the California Dance Theatre under Kim Maselli. In January 2005, Abigail moved to the island of Cyprus where she trained with Clea Pitsillidou School of Ballet for 6 years. Also, in 2006, Abigail was selected to train at the Limassol Municipal Dance Centre with Artistic Director Mr. Lambros Lambrou where she has trained for the past 9 years. The New English Ballet Theatre is Abigail’s first opportunity to step into the professional ballet world.
Arianna was born in Padua, Italy. She started training when she was 10 with il Balletto di Castelfranco Veneto. At 16 she went to Boston Ballet and in 2013 she joined San Francisco Ballet. At 18 she came back to Europe and joined the Dortmund ballet, Germany.
Italian-born Emma started dancing when she was only four years old; in 2009 she joined the school of the Teatro di danza dell’Opera di Roma, and was later offered a scholarship for Scuola del Balletto di Toscana directed by Cristina Bozzolini. In October 2012 she joined Yat-Sen Chang Dance Company (London), directed by Yat-Sen Chang (former Principal Dancer of English National Ballet).
Chloé Lopes Gomes was born in Nice, France, and started to train at the conservatory of Nice at the age of 8. At 12, she moved to Marseille to study at the school of the Opera of Marseille (Rolland Petit). At 16, she won a scholarship to study at the Bolshoi ballet Academy in Moscow dancing in Le Corsaire, Raymonda, Pacquita and more. She joined the Bolshoi as an apprentice and then the Ballet of Nice; in September 2015 she is joining Béjart Ballet in Switzerland
Hayley trained at The Royal Ballet School and joined Vanemuine Theatre Ballet performing roles such as Giselle, Raymonda and the Sugar Plum Fairy. She created the role of Aurora in Paar Isberg’s production of The Sleeping Beauty and the role of Belle in Silas Stubbs’ production of Beauty and the Beast.
Chantelle, who was born in Buckinghamshire, trained at the Royal Ballet School and performed with the Royal Ballet in London, Washington and Boston in 2006. In 2007 she joined Northern Ballet Theatre, performing in David Nixon’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Nutcracker and Hamlet. She has also performed with Ballet Black in works by Liam Scarlett, William Tuckett and had a pas de deux created for her by Christopher Marney. Chantelle recently completed a UK and international tour with Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake.
Chantelle has just finished a UK and international tour performing in ensemble and principal roles for Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake.
Alexandra received several scholarships during her time at the Australian Ballet School. After relocating to London in 2012 she has performed Swan Lake and Romeo and Juliet with the English National Ballet at the Royal Albert Hall. Most recently Alexandra was chosen by Constella Ballet & Orchestra to dance the title role in Stravinsky’s opera Renard choreographed by Erico Montes of the Royal Ballet.
Josh was born in Hampshire and trained at The Royal Ballet School and Elmhurst School for Dance. After Graduating in 2012, Josh joined the Vanemuine Theatre Ballet and performed with them for three seasons in a variety of shows. Such as Nutcracker, Sleeping Beauty, Phantom of the Opera, and Cabaret to name a few. Now, Josh has returned to the UK and is looking forward to pursuing his career in London.
Silas was born in Gloucestershire and trained at the Elmhurst School for Dance, where he worked with Birmingham Royal Ballet in Romeo and Juliet and the Sleeping Beauty. Silas currently works as a soloist in Estonia for the Vanemuine Theatre Ballet where he has performed lead roles in Giselle, Sleeping Beauty, Onegin and the Nutcracker.
Born in Paris, France, Matthieu started training at the Académie Besso in Toulouse. Here he completed his studies with great success, and he regularly danced on regional and national stages. After graduation he worked with New English Ballet Theatre for the season 2013/2014 and then joined the Vanemuine Theatre in Estonia.