The Company Index
Born in Lancashire, Yvette Knight trained at the Royal Ballet School. As a student, she danced with The Royal Ballet in Coppélia, The Sleeping Beauty, The Nutcracker, Swan Lake and La Sylphide before joining Birmingham Royal Ballet in 2007. She was promoted to First Artist in 2012.
Frederick Ashton: Cinderella ('Winter'), Daphnis and Chloë (Pirate), The Dream (Fairies)
David Bintley: Edward II (French Courtier), Galanteries, 'Still Life' at the Penguin Café, Sylvia (Diana's Followers), Take Five ('Three to Get Ready'), E=mc² ('Energy'), The Dance House and David Bintley and Galina Samsova's production of Giselle (Lead Willis)
John Cranko: Brouillards ('Les fées sont d'exquises danseuses')
Jessica Lang: Lyric Pieces
Kenneth MacMillan: Elite Syncopations ('Bethena Concert Waltz,' 'Alaskan Rag')
Marius Petipa: Paquita
Peter Wright: The Nutcracker (Sugar Plum Fairy, 'Arabian Dance', Mrs Stahlbaum, Lead Flower), The Sleeping Beauty (Fairy of Modesty, pas de quatre, White Cat), Coppélia ('Dawn') and Peter Wright and Galina Samsova's production of Swan Lake (Polish Princess, Big Swans).
Sibley Dowell award for promising young dancer
Young British Dancer of the Year, 2006.
Yvette Knight; photo: Tim Cross
Company promotions 2012
Company Announcements 2012
New arrivals 2007