Daniel de Andrade
Daniel joined the Company in 1995 as a Principal Dancer. He became Ballet Master in 2003.
Trained: Musika Centro de Estudos, Hammond School of Dancing.
Previous Companies: National Ballet of Portugal, London City Ballet, Zurich Ballet, Scottish Ballet.
Favourite Roles: Heathcliff in Wuthering Heights, Romeo in Romeo & Juliet, the Count in Dracula and Basilio in Don Quixote.
Career Highlights: Creating the role of José in Carmen.
Guest Performances: Three commemorative galas in Brazil to celebrate the Royal Academy of Dance’s 75th Anniversary.
Guest Teaching: Worked with the Brazilian Deborah Colker Dance Company during their 2006 UK tour and is a frequent guest teacher at Phoenix Dance Theatre, Bern Ballet, Royal Academy of Dance and Central School of Ballet among others.
Choreography: Was a regular participant of the Zurich Opera House Ballet Choreographers’ workshops; organised the 1994 Dancers’ Choreographic workshop for Scottish Ballet; in 2009 choreographed all the fight scenes for the re-staging of David Nixon’s The Three Musketeers for the Estonian Opera House Ballet. He has recently choreographed Glass Canon for NBT’s 2010 mixed programme As Time Goes By.
Personal: Daniel lives in Cleveland with his wife Pamela and their five children Dale, Lewis, Kieran, Ellise and Madeline.