Lauretta Summerscales

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Laurretta Summerscales is a principal dancer of Bayerisches Staatsballett (the Bavarian State Ballet) (Munich, Germany).


Laurretta Summerscales was born in 1991 in Surrey, England.  In 2009 she joined the English National Ballet in London where in 2013 she was promoted to First Soloist and in 2016 to Principal Dancer. She has been the principal at the Bavarian State Ballet since 2018.Awards

Ms Summerscales has won numerous awards including the gold medal at the Beijing International Ballet and Choreography Competition (2013), Young Dancer of the Year of the English National Ballet (2007, 2008, 2009), People’s Choice Award at the Emerging Dancer Competition (2013, 2015)   

Her main repertory includes:

Odette/Odile in Swan Lake by Pyotr I. Tchaikovsky:

Giselle and Myrtha in Giselle by Adolphe Charles Adam.

Medora in Le Corsaire by Adolphe Charles Adam.:

Clara and Sugar Plum Fairy in The Nutcracker by Pyotr I. Tchaikovsky(Wayne McGregor’s production)

Swanhilda in Coppélia by Léo Delibes.

Juliet in Romeo and Juliet by Sergei S. Prokofiev.  (choreographed by Rudolf Nureyev)

Nikiya in La Bayadère by Ludwig Minkus

Kitri in Don Quixote by Ludwig Minkus.:

Phrygia and Aegina in Spartacus by Aram Khachaturian (staged by Yuri Grigorovich)

Alice in Alice in Wonderland by Christopher Wheeldon

Olga in Onegin, a ballet created by John Cranko

Lise in La fille mal gardée, staged by Sir Frederick William Mallandaine Ashton:

Raymonda in Raymonda by Alexander K. Glazunov.

Firebird in The Firebird by Igor Stravinsky(staged by George Williamson)

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