John is from Sydney, Australia. He joined Northern Ballet in 2003. He was trained at Ecole Ballet Studios and the English National Ballet School.
In June 2014 John left to join Royal New Zealand Ballet.
Christie joined the Company in 2004 and retired in June 2012.
Born: Portsmouth, England.
Trained: The Royal Ballet Lower School; Central School of Ballet.
Favourite Roles: Cygnets, Swan Lake; The Ghost of Christmas Past, A Christmas Carol; Helena, A Midsummer Night’s Dream; Clara, The Nutcracker; First Shade Variation, La Bayadère; Young Cathy, Wuthering Heights; Nurse, Romeo & Juliet.
Michael Berkin is a former Head Boy of The Royal Ballet School. He trained there for 8 years, graduating with the Royal Ballet School Diploma in Dance. Whilst training at the school, Michael also performed in many of the Royal Ballet’s productions on the famous Royal Opera House stage in Covent Garden.
Michael has also completed the Diploma in Ballet Education Practice, awarded by The Royal Ballet School and Royal Opera House.
Martin joined the Company in 2003 and retired in June 2012 and now is a professional photographer in Hampshire.
Born: London, England.
Trained: Central School of Ballet.
Previous Companies:Ballet Central.
Darren is from Rochford and trained at the Royal Ballet School. He has been performing with Northern Ballet since 1993. He also worked with choreographer Gillian Lynne to recreate the role of Lowry in her ballet A Simple Man for a Channel 4 documentary. Darren retired in 2015.