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Daniel de Andrade Ballet Master

Daniel joined the Company in 1995 as a Principal Dancer. He became Ballet Master in 2003.

Born

Brazil

Trained

  • Musika Centro de Estudos
  • Hammond School of Dancing

Previous Companies

  • National Ballet of Portugal
  • London City Ballet
  • Zurich Ballet
  • Scottish Ballet

Favourite Roles

  • Heathcliff, Wuthering Heights
  • Romeo, Romeo & Juliet
  • Dracula, Dracula
  • Basilio, Don Quixote

Career Highlights

Creating the role of José in Carmen.

Guest Performances

Three commemorative galas in Brazil to celebrate the Royal Academy of Dance’s 75th Anniversary.

Guest Teaching

Worked with the Brazilian Deborah Colker Dance Company during their 2006 UK tour and is a frequent guest teacher at Phoenix Dance Theatre, Bern Ballet, Royal Academy of Dance and Central School of Ballet among others.

Choreography

  • Was a regular participant of the Zurich Opera House Ballet Choreographers workshops
  • Organised the 1994 Dancers' Choreographic workshop for Scottish Ballet
  • In 2009 choreographed all the fights scenes for the re-staging of David Nixon's The Three Musketeers for the Estonian Opera House Ballet

Personal

Daniel lives in Cleveland with his wife Pamela and their five children Dale, Lewis, Kieran, Ellise and Madeline.

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Supported by:

Supported by: Arts Council England Supported by: Leeds City Council Supported by: West Yorkshire Grants

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