Neil WestmorelandResident Director, The Red Shoes
Assistant Choreographer:The Red Shoes (World Premiere, Sadler’s Wells 2016).
Resident Director credits include: Romeo and Juliet (UK Tour 2019); Cinderella (Sadler’s Wells, UK, Asian and US Tour 2017/2018); The Red Shoes (Sadler’s Wells, UK and US Tour 2016/2017); Sleeping Beauty (World Premiere, Sadler’s Wells, UK and US Tour 2013 and 2015/2016 Sadler’s Wells, UK and Asian Tour); The Car Man (Sadler’s Wells, UK Tour 2015); Swan Lake (Sadler’s Wells, UK and Asian Tour 2015); 20th Anniversary of Nutcracker! (Sadler‘s Wells and UK Tour 2012).
Performance credits for New Adventures: Prentice in the10th Anniversary of Play Without Words (Sadler’s Wells and UK Tour, 2012); Harry the Pilot and The Father in Cinderella (Sadler’s Wells and UK Tour, 2010); The Prince in the 10th Anniversary of Swan Lake (Sadler’s Wells, UK and Asian Tour, 2004/2005); the title role in Nutcracker! (Sadler’s Wells, UK and Asian Tour, 2003/2004) and Dr. Dross in Nutcracker! (Sadler’s Wells and UK Tour, 2012).
Teaching credits include: Laine Theatre Arts, English National Ballet School, Central School of Ballet, Elmhurst School for Dance, Performers College, Phil Winston’s Theatreworks. The Royal Ballet School’s MA/SA Associate Programme and The London Contemporary Dance School’s CAT Scheme.
Classical ballet performance credits: Principal and soloist highlights for Northern Ballet Theatre include: recreating the role of Lieutenant Pinkerton in David Nixon’s UK premiere of Madame Butterfly; Romeo and Paris in Massimo Morricone’s Romeo and Juliet; Pip in Stephano Gianetti’s Great Expectations; Mr. Hyde in Morricone’s Jekyll and Hyde; Pablo in Didy Veldman’s A Streetcar named Desire; Escamillo in Didy Veldman’s Carmen; Quincy in Michael Pink’s Dracula.
English National Ballet highlights include: Lord Capulet in Derek Deane’s Romeo and Juliet at The Royal Albert Hall; Bigonzetti’s XNTricities; Balanchine’s Who Cares? plus ENB’s extensive classical repertoire at the Royal Albert Hall, Royal Festival Hall and London Coliseum.
Training: Skelton/Hooper, Dorothy Stevens MBE, Louise Brown OBE and English National Ballet School.