Principal Casting: Autumn Tour and Nutcracker Announced

We are delighted to announce Principal casting for our forthcoming Autumn UK Tour (Swan Lake and Coppélia) as well as Nutcracker at the London Coliseum.

Below is an overview by location but visit each production page for full details [casting by date] under the Principal Casting  tab.

Swan Lake
(in the order of Odette/Odile and Prince Siegfried)
www.ballet.org.uk/swanlake

Palace Theatre Manchester (8 Oct – 11 Oct 2014)
Includes: Alina Cojocaru and Alejandro Virelles / Fernanda Oliveira and Dmitri Gruzdyev / Erina Takahashi and Zdenek Konvalina / Tamara Rojo and Junor Souza / Laurretta Summerscales and Alejandro Virelles.

Milton Keynes Theatre (11 Nov – 15 Nov2014)
Includes: Alina Cojocaru and Alejandro Virelles / Fernanda Oliveira and Dmitri Gruzdyev / Begoña Cao and Junor Souza / Erina Takahashi and Zdenek Konvalina / Tamara Rojo and Junor Souza

Liverpool Empire (18 Nov – 22 Nov 2014)
Includes: Alina Cojocaru and Alejandro Virelles / Tamara Rojo and Junor Souza  / Ksenia Ovsyanick and Zdenek Konvalina / Elena Glurdjidze and Arionel Vargas / Shiori Kase and Yonah Acosta  / Laurretta Summerscales and Alejandro Virelles

London Coliseum (7 Jan – 18 Jan 2015)
Casting to be announced shortly. 

Coppélia
(in the order of Swanilda and Franz)
www.ballet.org.uk/coppelia

The Mayflower Theatre, Southampton (15 Oct – 18 Oct 2014)
Includes:  Shiori Kase and Yonah Acosta / Fernanda Oliveira and Dmitri Gruzdyev / Erina Takahashi and Fernando Bufalá / Tamara Rojo and Alejandro Virelles

New Oxford Theatre (28 Oct – 1 Nov 2014)
Includes: Tamara Rojo and Yonah Acosta / Fernanda Oliveira and Dmitri Gruzdyev / Elena Glurdjidze and Arionel Vargas / Erina Takahashi and Fernando Bufalá / Laurretta Summerscales and Alejandro Virelles / Fernanda Oliveira and Zdenek Konvalina / Shiori Kase and Yonah Acosta

Bristol Hippodrome (4 Nov – 8 Nov 2014)
Includes: Shiori Kase and Yonah Acosta / Erina Takahashi and Fernando Bufalá / Laurretta Summerscales and Junor Souza / Shiori Kase and Yonah Acosta / Elena Glurdjidze and Arionel Vargas / Tamara Rojo and Yonah Acosta / Laurretta Summerscales and Junor Souza

Nutcracker
(in the order of Clara, Prince and Nutcracker)
www.ballet.org.uk/nutcracker

London Coliseum (11 Dec 2014 – 4 Jan 2015)
Includes: Alina Cojocaru, Alejandro Virelles and Junor Souza / Begoña Cao, James Forbat and Ken Saruhashi / Erina Takahashi, Zdenek Konvalina and Fabian Reimair /  Fernanda Oliveira, Dmitri Gruzdyev and James Forbat / Tamara Rojo, Junor Souza and Max Westwell / Elena Glurdjidze, Arionel Vargas and Nathan Young / Fernanda Oliveira, Dmitri Gruzdyev and James Forbat / Shiori Kase, Yonah Acosta and Fernando Bufalá / Katja Khaniukova, Ken Saruhashi and Daniele Silingardi / Ksenia Ovsyanick, Max Westwell and Fabian Reimair

 You can also download a full Autumn Tour and Nutcracker Casting Sheet [PDF].