Biography

Where were you born?
Glasgow, Scotland.

Where did you train?
I trained as a Senior Associate with Scottish Ballet before joining the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in 2012. During my time there I performed in many pieces including Hubert Essakow's MONAD and Sophie Laplane's The Rocket Builder. In my final graduation performance I performed Constant Vigier's Friendship Café, Christopher Hampson's Capriol Suite, Thomas J. Baylis's All Blether Diana Loosmore's Fused.

When did you join Scottish Ballet?
I joined in summer 2015 for the Autumn/Winter 2015 season and in 2016 accepted a permanent contract with the Company.

Why did you become a dancer?
I originally trained in Acting and Musical Theatre and my local Theatre School had a stand in dance teacher for a day. He saw that I had potential and said to the Head of the school I should start doing ballet. Me being a typical boy, I was having none of it! It took me a lot of persuading but eventually my mum had bought me a hoodie I wanted at the time and simply said "if you at least try it once, you'll get this hoodie". I then auditioned for Scottish Ballet's Senior Associate program at the age of 14 and from then on, I decided this is what I wanted to do.