Jeremy Curnier

Jeremy Curnier
Dancer

Jeremy is from Surrey and joined Northern Ballet in 2009. He trained at the Patricia Ellis School of Dance and the Royal Ballet School (Lower and Upper Schools).

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Career highlights

Dancing Puck from Ashton’s The Dream on the Royal Opera House stage.

Favourite roles

Basilio, Don Quixote.

Where were you born and raised?

Guildford, Surrey.

Where did you do your dance training?

Patricia Ellis School of Dance and The Royal Ballet School.

When did you join Northern Ballet?

2009

What made you want to be a dancer?

My sister was the initial reason for me starting but it became my future goal to become a professional when I first watched Concerto pas de deux by Macmillan.

What would be your dream role to dance be and why?

I would love the opportunity to dance the role of Romeo as the demanding pas de deux and the challenge of getting lost in the character and the story would be a great achievement in my career.

Who are your artistic influences or heroes?

Baryshnikov was a huge influence and inspiration. The quality of his dancing from classical to tap and contemporary in my opinion is unmatched.

Describe your perfect Sunday morning

Sleep until late, have a big breakfast and watch Federer win another Grand Slam in the tennis!

What was the first album you bought and what was the last album you bought?

The first album I bought was Red Hot Chilli Peppers – By the Way.

The most recent one was Coldplay – Mylo Xyloto.

What would be your luxury item on a desert island?

The Sky Sports channel – even though I don’t have it in Leeds.

What are your favourite places in Yorkshire?

Malham, Ilkley, Howarth and York.

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