The Ballet Boyz in conversation with Psychoanalyst Dr Luis Rodríguez de la Sierra

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Date: Wednesday 6 June 2012

Venue London Metropolitan University Graduate Centre

 

This event was  part of the programme for Holloway Arts Festival 2012

William Trevitt is a ballet dancer and choreographer. He joined the Royal Ballet in 1987 and was promoted to Principal in 1994. William co-filmed and co-directed with Michael Nunn the documentary-style video diaries,Ballet Boyz (1999) & Ballet Boyz II, The Next Step (2001). In January 2001 Michael and William founded Ballet Boyz, a bold dance company that recently relaunched with young dancers and their first touring programme, 'The Talent'.

Michael Nunn is a ballet dancer and choreographer. He joined the Royal Ballet in 1987 and was promoted to First Soloist in 1997. Michael co-filmed and co-directed with William Trevitt the documentary-style video diaries, Ballet Boyz (1999) & Ballet Boyz II, The Next Step (2001). In January 2001 William and Michael founded Ballet Boyz, a bold dance company that recently relaunched with young dancers and their first touring programme, 'The Talent'.

Dr Luis Rodríguez de la Sierra is an adult and child and adolescent psychoanalyst and also a trained group psychotherapist. He worked for many years in the NHS and at the Anna Freud Centre and works now at the London Clinic of Psychoanalysis and in private practice. He has published papers on child analysis and drug addiction and is the editor of Child Analysis Today. He has previously discussed classical ballet at events with Irek Mukhamedov, Lady Deborah MacMillan, Alicia Alonso and Tamara Rojo and Loipa Araújo