Brandon Lawrence

Born in England, Brandon Lawrence trained with Penny Murray and Andie Nydza before attending the Royal Ballet School where he Graduated to join Birmingham Royal Ballet in 2011 to then reach the rank of Principal Dancer in 2019.

Brandon has danced many of the Classics including Swan Lake (Prince Siegfried), The Nutcracker (Prince), Sleeping Beauty (Prince Florimund), Giselle (Count Albrecht), Romeo and Juliet, (Romeo), La Fille Mal Gardee (Colas) and Beauty and the Beast (Beast). He has also danced many notable roles including Southern Cape Zebra from David Bintley’s ‘Still Life at the Penguin Cafe’ Friday Night and Bethena Waltz in Macmillan’s Elite Syncopations, Twyla Tharp’s In the Upper Room, Lucentio in Cranko’s Taming of the Shrew, Othello in Limón’s The Moor’s Pavane and the 3rd Seminarian in David Bintley’s Carmina Burana.

While dancing the varied and diverse repertoire at Birmingham Royal Ballet, Brandon has created roles in David Bintley’s King Dances, Alexander Whitley’s Kin, George Williamson’s Embrace, Juanjo Arques’s Ignite and most recently Didy Veldman’s Sense of Time, as well as being nominated for two National Dance Awards in the ‘ Best Classical Male Performance Category’ for Ruth Brill’s Arcadia (Pan) and Jessica Lang’s Wink.

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