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Aaron Robison is leaving ENB

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Just received from ENB :

 

Lead Principal Aaron Robison has decided to leave English National Ballet at the end of the current season. He returns to San Francisco Ballet where he danced as a Principal from 2016-17. We wish Aaron all the best for the future and look forward to welcoming him back as a Guest Artist in the future.

 

Sad :(

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Indeed, and especially as he is an extraordinary British dancer.  I pray he might be able to come back and guest.  

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Official press release:

 

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Lead Principal Aaron Robison to leave English National Ballet

 

Lead Principal Aaron Robison has decided to leave English National Ballet at the end of the current season.

 

Robison joined English National Ballet in June last year. In his time with the Company he performed in the roles of Romeo in NureyevsRomeo & Juliet alongside Lead Principal Jurgita Dronina, The Messenger of Death in MacMillans Song of the Earth alongside Lead Principals Tamara Rojo and Joseph Caley, and as James in La Sylphide, and the Nephew in Nutcracker alongside Dronina.

 

In April this year he performed in the world premiere of William Forsythes new creation for English National Ballet, Playlist (Track 1,2), as well as in his Approximate Sonata 2016. Most recently he danced the role of Prince Désiré in MacMillans The Sleeping Beauty partnering Bolshoi Principal, Maria Alexandrova.

 

Robison returns to San Francisco Ballet where he danced as a Principal from 2016-2017, prior to joining English National Ballet. Beforethat he danced with Houston Ballet, Corella Ballet, and Birmingham Royal Ballet.

 

Everyone at English National Ballet wishes Aaron all the best for the future and look forward to welcoming him back as a Guest Artist in the future.

 

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As he’s going back to SFB maybe he’s been made an offer he couldn’t refuse rather than any trouble at t’mill.

 

I have no idea why he is moving on but best wishes to him.

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