Christopher Wheeldon

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Christopher Wheeldon

Country

Great Britain

Birth - Death

1973 -

Occupation

Entertainment

Description

Choreographer of contemporary ballet. Notable for work on 'Alice's Adventure in Wonderland' with the Royal Ballet, and currently 'Cinderella' with the Dutch National and San Francisco Ballet. He was the first English person to be invited to produce a work for Russia's Bolshoi Ballet. Winner of the Prix de Lausanne in 1991. In 2006, formed the Morphoses/The Wheeldon Company, a transatlantic company with a US base at New York City Center and in the UK at Sadler's Wells Theatre, London. Appointed Artistic Director of the Royal Ballet in 2012.

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