First soloist: Royal Ballet
Scottish dancer Reece Clarke is a First Soloist of The Royal Ballet. He trained at The Royal Ballet School and graduated into the Company during the 2013/14 Season, and was promoted to First Artist in 2016, Soloist in 2017 and First Soloist in 2020.
Clarke’s appearances with The Royal Ballet Company have included Prince Siegfried (Swan Lake), Onegin, Albrecht (Giselle), Prince Florimund and Florestan (The Sleeping Beauty), Prince (The Nutcracker), Young Man (The Two Pigeons), Aminta (Sylvia), Polixenes and Antigonus (The Winter’s Tale), Dr Samuel-Jean Pozzi (Strapless), Officer (Anastasia), Des Grieux (Manon), Principal roles in Symphonic Variations, After the Rain, Monotones II, Tchaikovsky Pas de Deux, Dances at a Gathering, Within the Golden Hour and In Our Wishes, as well as roles in Carbon Life and Obsidian Tear. He created roles in Charlotte Edmonds’s Meta and Liam Scarlett’s Symphonic Dances.