Martin Bell


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.

Favourite Roles: ‘I Got Rhythm’, I Got Rhythm; Porthos and King Louis, The Three Musketeers; Korak, A Sleeping Beauty Tale; Oberon, A Midsummer Night’s Dream; Mercutio, Romeo & Juliet; Claudius, Hamlet; Cavalier, The Nutcracker; Scrooge and Bob Cratchit, A Christmas Carol; The Husband, On Such A Night; Seward, Dracula; Hindley, Wuthering Heights; Hook, Peter Pan; Valmont, Dangerous Liaisons.

Career Highlights: Dancing as The Prince in the ‘Fireside’ pas de deux. Being voted one of two best up and coming male dancers by Dance Europe Magazine in 2003. Having ‘The Husband’ in Gillian Lynne’s On Such A Night choreographed on me for Northern Ballet’s 40th Anniversary Gala.

Personal: Martin has just started a diploma in photography and hopes one day he will take up his hobby professionally.