Ashley Page

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Ashley Page (born August 1956) is a British former ballet dancer, choreographer and was artistic director of Scottish Ballet for ten years.

Ashley Page was born in Rochester, Kent[1] in August 1956.[2]

Page trained the Royal Ballet School, and joined the Royal Ballet in 1976. There, he worked closely with Frederick Ashton and Kenneth MacMillan, creating numerous roles in their new ballets. He also worked with visiting choreographers including Glen Tetley and, especially, Richard Alston who was to become his choreographic mentor. He was promoted to principal dance in 1984.[1]

Page was artistic director of Scottish Ballet for ten years, from 2002-12.[2][3] In August 2012, Christopher Hampson succeeded him as artistic director of Scottish Ballet.[4]

Ballets[edit]

  • Guide to Strange Places, music by John Adams (2012)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Ashley Page". Teatr Wielki. Retrieved 26 October 2014.
  2. ^ a b MacAulay, Alastair (3 March 2013). "Pushing, Prodding and Exploring the Potentials of Men San Francisco Ballet's Works by Mark Morris and Ashley Page". NY Times. Retrieved 26 October 2014.
  3. ^ Mackrell, Judith (20 October 2013). "Ashley Page: it takes two to techno". The Guardian. Retrieved 26 October 2014.
  4. ^ "Christopher Hampson". Scottish Ballet. Archived from the original on 26 October 2014. Retrieved 26 October 2014.