The Four Seasons and Other Modern Ballets
James Parratt is from London, England and trained at Central School of Ballet where he graduated with a BA Hons in Professional Dance and Performance. Whilst at Central James competed in The Geneé International Ballet Competition where he was a finalist. In his second year of training, James performed with Kidd Pivot in a piece called Polaris, choreographed by Crystal Pite at Sadlers Wells. During his third year of training he was a part of Ballet Central where he toured the U.K. After graduating in 2016, James moved to Dresden, Germany where he was a Guest Apprentice at Semperoper Ballet and performed in Kennith MacMillan’s Manon.
British born Seamus Wilkinson studied at English National Ballet School and has performed with the English National Ballet on UK Tour, in Summer Showcases and in London. This was his second season with NEBT.
Hannah is from Adelaide, Australia where she started dancing at the age of 12. She then moved to Sydney to study at the Tanya Pearson Classical Coaching Academy. Hannah spent three years at the Hamburg Ballet of John Neumeier where she graduated and moved to Poland to dance with the corp de ballet of the Grand Theatre of Lodz, also dancing soloist roles in Onegin, Don Quixote and Martha Graham’s ‘The Rite of Spring’. She has just danced with ‘The Polunin Project’ and this is now her second season with NEBT.
Alexander trained at Central School of Ballet and danced with New English Ballet Theatre before joining Estonian National Ballet to work with Thomas Edur and Agnes Oaks, where he danced roles in all of the major repertoire. Returning to London in 2016 he worked with New English Ballet Theatre dancing works by Valentino Zucchetti, Marcelino Sambé, Kristen McNally and Daniela Cardim before pursuing other projects. His repertoire includes Cranko’s Onegin, Edur’s Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty and La Bayadere, MacMillan’s Manon and Hynd’s Coppelia. Most recently, Alexander danced in ‘Project Polunin’ at Sadlers Wells with Sergei Polunin and Natalia Osipova.