Amanda Armstrong PDTD RAD RTS
Training - The Royal Ballet School
Amanda performed as a soloist/guest performer for many ballet companies including:
English National Ballet , London City Ballet, Scottish Ballet 2, English Bach Festival (ROH), MZT Dance Company, Vienna Festival Ballet , Wiener Ballett Theater, Gwent Ballet Theatre, Sadler’s Wells Royal Ballet and The Royal Ballet.
Roles Danced Include: Swan Lake: (Odette/Odile, Cygnets, Ashton’s Pas de Quatre, Pas de Trois and Neapolitan) Giselle: (Giselle, Peasant Pas de Deux, Moyna and Zulma) Nutcracker: (Sugar Plum Fairy, Mirlitons) Cinderella: (Cinderella, Spring, Summer, Autumn (created Matthew Harts’ version), Paquita (Principal and solos), Raymonda Act III (Principal and solos), George Balanchine’s Who Cares ? (Glamour Principal), Sir Kenneth Macmillan’s Solitaire (The Girl), Christopher Hampson’s Trapeze (The Woman), Peter Darrell’s Othello (Desdemona) Sleeping Beauty (Grand pas Act III, Fairy of Temperament, Red Riding Hood, (created Deane’s Fairy of beauty, Gold and Silver , Cats ), Bournonvilles’ Flower Festival at Genzano Pas de Deux and Dances from Napoli (solos) Derek Deane’s Alice in wonderland ( Dream Alice Pas de Deux), Coppelia ( Dawn and Prayer), Le Corsaire Pas de Deux, Tetley’s Voluntaries, Cathy Marston’s Facing Viv ( ‘Neurotic Viv’) Ashton’s Les Patineurs (Blue girl) Jack Carters’ Witchboy (Little Sister), Mark Morris’s Drink to me only with Thine eyes ( Susan Jaffe) La Bayadére (3rd Shade solo), Graduation Ball (Pigtail girl)Amanda has taught at The Royal Ballet School, English National Ballet and The Gielgud Academy of Performing Arts.