Meet our new dancers for 2019/20

Meet the five new dancers who joined the Company this summer, ready for our Autumn 2019 season.

Alessandra Bramante

Alessandra is from Siracusa, Italy. She started training in her hometown at the age of six and then trained with the ASDC Dietro le Quinte in Catania, before moving to the Il Balletto di Castelfranco Veneto and later the John Cranko School in Stuttgart. She joined Northern Ballet as a Dancer in 2019.

Wesley Branch

Wesley was born and raised in East London. He trained at Tring Park School for the Performing Arts and English National Ballet School. Past performance experience includes works by Kenneth MacMillan, Didy Veldman and Wayne Eagling. He joined Northern Ballet as a Dancer in 2019.

Albert Gonzalez Orts

Albert is from Valencia in Spain. He trained at Estudio de Danza María Carbonell in Valencia, the École Atelier Rudra Béjart in Lausanne and the Academy of Northern Ballet's Professional Graduate Programme. He joined Northern Ballet as an Apprentice in 2019.

Leandro Olcese

Leandro was born and Brazil and raised in Italy. He trained at Spazio Danza Cicagna in Italy and English National Ballet School. He joined Northern Ballet as an Apprentice in 2019.

Aurora Piccininni

Aurora is from Italy. She trained at the Conservatory of Valencia and on the Academy of Northern Ballet's Professional Graduate Programme. She joined Northern Ballet as an Apprentice in 2019.