Michael Nunn (dancer)

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Michael Nunn OBE (born 1967) is a British ballet dancer, choreographer, and a television and film director/producer.

Early life[edit]

Michael Nunn was born in London in 1967,[1] the son of a builder.[2]



Nunn joined the Royal Ballet in 1987, and was promoted to first soloist in 1997.[3] His first big break was when Kenneth MacMillan chose him to dance the male lead, Crown Prince Rudolf, in Mayerling,[1] a role originally created on David Wall.

In 2001, together with principal dancer William Trevitt, he left to found the modern dance groups, BalletBoyz and George Piper Dances.[3]


Nunn now works as a choreographer with BalletBoyz and George Piper Dances.[3]



Personal life[edit]

He is married,[2] and lives in Kew Gardens, London.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Hanman, Natalie (20 February 2007). "Portrait of the artist: Michael Nunn, dancer". The Guardian. Retrieved 21 January 2015.
  2. ^ a b Greenstreet, Rosanna (9 March 2002). "My first home: Michael Nunn". The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 21 January 2015.
  3. ^ a b c "Michael Nunn". The Guardian. Retrieved 21 January 2015.