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BALLET TEACHER AT THE ROYAL BALLET LONDON
was born in the United States and was raised in California. He trained with the Kirov Academy of Ballet beginning at the age of thirteen.
He joined the Company as an Artist in 2000 and was promoted to First Artist in 2002 and Soloist in 2003. He retired as a dancer in 2013 and went on to work with the Company’s Sport Science team, taking his current position at the start of the 2015/16 Season.
Currently, Brian is Ballet Teacher of The Royal Ballet London.
His repertory with The Royal Ballet includes Hans Peter/The Nutcracker in Peter Wright’s production of The Nutcracker, Pas de trois in Anthony Dowell’s Swan Lake, Head Fakir and Bronze Idol in Natalia Makarova’s La Bayadère, William Forsythe’s The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude, Nacho Duato’s Por Vos Muero, The Gypsy in Mats Ek’s Carmen, Bratfisch in Kenneth MacMillan’s Mayerling, Lescaut in Manon, a workman in The Judas Tree, Mercutio in Romeo and Juliet, Glen Tetley’s Voluntaries, William Meath Baxter in Frederick Ashton’s Enigma Variations, the Pas de trois in Ashton’s Les Rendezvous and Eros in Sylvia, as Gurn in Johan Kobborg’s production of August Bournonville’s La Sylphide, as the Country Boy in Andrée Howard’s La Fête étrange, the lead boy in the Pas de six from Giselle and Bluebird in the Monica Mason and Christopher Newton production of The Sleeping Beauty.
He has created roles in Cathy Marston’s Three Words Unpsoken (2001), Alastair Marriott’s Grey Garden (2002), Christopher Wheeldon’s Tryst (2002), David Bintley’s Les Saisons (2003) and Matjash Mrozewski’s Castle Nowhere (2006).