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Jeremy Curnier

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Jeremy Curnier

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).

Learn more about Jeremy...

Where were you born and raised?

Guildford, Surrey.

At what age did you start dancing?

At age 4.

Where did you train?

Patricia Ellis School of Dance and The Royal Ballet School.

Awards/nominations/prizes 

Young British Dancer of the Year finalist 2008.

What are your favourite Northern Ballet roles?

My favourite roles are Anthony from David Nixon's Swan Lake and Winston from Jonathan Watkins' 1984. I would also like to dance Romeo (Romeo & Juliet).

Career highlights

Dancing Puck from Ashton’s The Dream on the Royal Opera House stage and performing Anthony in David Nixon's Swan Lake.

What do you like most about being a dancer?

Constantly challenging your body to be better, stronger, fitter and to get to grips with the characterisation of a big role.

Random Flickr photos from the album Jeremy Curnier by Northern Ballet

What is your favourite book?

I don’t particularly have favourites but I enjoy reading in French or non-fiction.

What is your favourite post-show meal?

Any veggie meal that has been prepared for me already!

How do you like to relax?

By watching sport and spending time with those I care for.

If you weren’t a dancer what would you be?

Psychologist (sports or teenage).