Birmingham Royal Ballet
Apollo / Interlinked / 'Still Life' at the Penguin Café - Brandon Lawrence Farewell Perfprmance


Birmingham Royal Ballet
Performance 10 June 2023
Birmingham Hippodrome

Born in Hull, Brandon Lawrence joined Birmingham Royal Ballet on graduation from the Royal Ballet School 12 years ago and moved swiftly up the ranks to become a principal in 2019. However, he is now bidding BRB farewell and will be joining Ballett Zurich next season.

He gave his farewell performance with BRB on 10 June, dancing in all three of the ballets on the programme.


Apollo Brandon Lawrence
Terpsichore Céline Gottens
Calliope Lucy Waine
Polyhymnia Amelia THompson

Gabriel Anderson
Enrique Bejarano Vidal
Tzu-Chao Chou
Reina Fuchigami
Amelia Thompson
Yu Kurihara
Brandon Lawrence
Sofia Liñares
Miki Mizutani
Max Maslen
Beatrice Parma
Eric Pinto Cata
Javier Rojas
Matilde Rodrigues
Yaoqian Shang
Lucy Waine
Shuailun Wu

'Still Life' at the Penguin Café

The Great Auk Reina Fuchigami
Utah Longhorn Ram with Lachlan Monaghan
Texas Kangaroo Rat Tzu-Chao Chou
Humboldt's Hog-nosed Skunk Flea Karla Doorbar
Southern Cape Zebra Brandon Lawrence
Now Nothing Lenient Steegen, Céline Gittens, Honey O'Sullivan
Brazilian Woolly Monkey Mathias Dingman

Production credits

Choreography George Balanchine
Music Igor Stravinsky

Choreography Juliano Nunes
Music Luke Howard

'Still Life' at the Penguin Café
Choreography David Buntley
Music Simon Jeffes