Melissa Hamilton
Melissa Hamilton
Melissa Hamilton
Melissa Hamilton
Melissa Hamilton
Melissa Hamilton
Melissa Hamilton
Melissa Hamilton
Melissa Hamilton
Melissa Hamilton
Melissa Hamilton
Melissa Hamilton
Melissa Hamilton
Melissa Hamilton
Melissa Hamilton
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Ballet

Melissa Hamilton

Principal
Nationality

Britisch

Education

Subsequent private tuition under Masha Mukhamedov - following Elmhurst School for Dance Birmingham, Great Britain Jennifer Bullick School of Ballet, Northern Ireland

Awards

Awarded the Critics’ Circle Outstanding Female Classical Performance (2009) Gold Medal in the 8. International Seoul Ballet Competition (2011) 1. Place Youth American Grand Prix (2007)

Acting jobs

Semperoper Ballett (since 2016 Principal), The Royal Ballet (since 2007; First Artist 2009, Soloist 2010, First Soloist 2013)

CV

Born
Belfast, Northern Ireland

Training
Subsequent private tuition under Masha Mukhamedov - following Elmhurst School for Dance Birmingham, Great Britain
Jennifer Bullick School of Ballet, Northern Ireland

Engagements
The Royal Ballet (since 2007; First Artist 2009, Soloist 2010, First Soloist 2013)
Awards
Awarded the Critics’ Circle Outstanding Female Classical Performance (2009),
Gold Medal in the 8. International Seoul Ballet Competition (2011),
1. Place Youth American Grand Prix (2007)

Repertoire

Aurora, “The Sleeping Beauty”, Nikiya, “La Bayadère” (A. S. Watkin after Petipa); The Sugar Plum Fairy ,“The Nutcracker” (Productions by P. Wright & A. S. Watkin/J. Beechey after M. Petipa); Juliet, “Romeo and Juliet”, Manon “Manon”,  Mary Vetsera “Mayerling” (K. MacMillan); Olga “Onegin” (J. Cranko); Queen of the Dryads, “Don Quixote”; Lilac Fairy, Princess Florine, “The Sleeping Beauty” (M. Petipa); Soloist roles in Requiem, Las Hermanas, Gloria (K. MacMillan); Raven Girl, Chroma (W. McGregor); Apollo, Rubies, Agon, Serenade (G. Balanchine); In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated, Händel 1 Pas de Deux (W. Forsythe); Fool’s Paradise, Tryst, DGV: Danse à grande vitesse (C. Wheeldon); The Concert, Afternoon of a Faun (J. Robbins), 3rd Principal Couple, “Tanzsuite” (A. Ratmansky); She was Black (M. Ek)

Creations

Juanita, “Don Quixote” (A.S. Watkin); Infra, Limen, Carbon Life, Acis and Galatea (W. McGregor)

Other

Allianz Arts and Cultural Brand Ambassador  for Northern Ireland (2013)
Melissa Hamilton
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