Arestis Christina


Classical Ballet / Soloist

Christina was born in Glasgow and brought up in Cyprus and the Middle East. She trained at the Mary Darke School of Dancing, Glasgow, and was a Junior Associate of Scottish Ballet, before she joined The Royal Ballet School. She created the role of the lead girl in Matthew Hart’s Simple Symphony for the 1993 School’s performance and danced in Frederick Ashton’s Monotones and the Pas de six from Bournonville’s Napoli Act III in the 1994 School’s performance. While still a student, she danced with The Royal Ballet in George Balanchine’s Symphony in C. She joined the Company in December 1994, was promoted to First Artist in September 1999 and to Soloist in September 2003.

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