Meet The Team
Matt started dancing at the age of 6 and began studying RAD Syllabus at the Teresita Marsden School of Dance. At 18 Matt was accepted into the prestigious Central School of Ballet in London. Continuing with his RAD studies alongside a degree in Classical Ballet Matt completed his 3 years of training with a 1st class honours degree in Dance and Dance Performance and his RAD Advanced 2 certificate. In his final year at Central, Matt toured the country with Ballet Central performing in works by Christopher Bruce, Will Tuckett and Frederick Ashton.
Matt began his professional career with a UK tour of Matthew Bourne’s Nutcracker!He then accepted a soloist contract with Ballet Hagen in Germany.
In Germany Matt danced roles created by Ricardo Fernando, Nils Christie and Hugo Viera amongst others. Alongside this Matt got involved in several youth projects in the community creating opportunities for young people of all backgrounds to get involved in dancing. This included the award winning Closing The Gap project, a series of performances involving professional dancers and disabled children.
Matt is a level 3 certified in Personal Training.
Hayley trained along side Tanya Pearson at the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD). She received Distinction in RAD Advanced 2 qualifying her as a finalist for the RAD International Genee competition. Hayley also trained at the Heinz-Bosl Stiftung Munich, Germany. Whilst studying, Hayley performed with the English National Ballet, dancing Swan Lake in the Royal Albert Hall.
Hayley went on to start her first contract with the Main Franken Theatre Würzburg, then went on to the Deutsche Oper am Rhein in Düsseldorf. Throughout Hayley's career, she has worked with choreographers such as Youri Vamos, Matz Ek, Hans Van Manen, Jiri Kylian, Nils Christe, Ricardo Fernando and Anna Vita. Hayley has also danced a range of roles as a group dancer and a soloist in The Nutcracker, Swan Lake, Romeo & Juliet, Giselle, Firebird and Sleeping Beauty.
Hayley then continued her education with a Professional Dancers Teachers Diploma at the world-renowned Royal Academy of Dance and qualified with her Registered Teachers Status.
Hayley is a level 2 qualified in Fitness.
Alexander Campbell is a Principal of The Royal Ballet. He trained at The Royal Ballet School and on graduation joined Birmingham Royal Ballet. He joined The Royal Ballet as a Soloist in 2011, promoted to First Soloist in 2012 and Principal in 2016.
Campbell was born in Sydney and trained at Academy Ballet before joining The Royal Ballet School. In 2003 he won silver medal at the Genée International Ballet Competition and was a Prix de Lausanne finalist.
Alexander’s repertory with the Royal Ballet includes Prince Florimund (The Sleeping Beauty), Prince and Hans-Peter/Nutcracker (The Nutcracker), Romeo and Mercutio (Romeo and Juliet), Albrecht (Giselle), Des Grieux and Lescaut (Manon), Colas (La Fille mal gardée), Oberon (The Dream), Basilio (Don Quixote), Franz (Coppélia), Magician/Mad Hatter and Lewis Carroll/White Rabbit (Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland), Florizel (The Winter’s Tale), and Young Man (Two Pigeons)
Alexander is also the founder of Alexander Campbell Productions.
Claire Calvert is a First Soloist of The Royal Ballet. Born in Bath, Claire began dancing aged three and joined The Royal Ballet School aged eleven. Completing her training at The Royal Ballet School, she graduated into the Royal Ballet in 2007, promoted to First Artist in 2010, Soloist in 2012 and First Soloist in 2016.
Claire made her Principal role debut as the Lilac Fairy (The Sleeping Beauty) while still an Artist in 2009 and other roles include Odette/Odile (Swan Lake), Hermione (The Winter’s Tale), Sugar Plum Fairy and Rose Fairy (The Nutcracker), Gamzatti (La Bayadère), Mother/Queen of Hearts (Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland), Myrtha (Giselle), Winter Fairy (Cinderella), Lescaut’s Mistress (Manon), Mercedes (Don Quixote) and Calliope (Apollo)
Claire is also Level 3 certified in Personal Training.