Charles started ballet lessons with Lisa at the age of 6. Lisa soon spotted his potential and Charles was encouraged to audition for The Royal Ballet Associates where he gained a place in Year 6.
Charles became a vocational student at Elmhurst Ballet School in Year 7. In Year 8 he was filmed for the Royal Academy of Dance, Grade 4 D.V.D and performed at the new syllabus launch, at the Peacock Theatre in London, which was live screened around the World. Also, in Year 8 Charles performed the role of the Young Prince in David Bintley’s Prince of The Pergodas and toured with Birmingham Royal Ballet.
Charles gained a place at The English National Ballet School for 6th form. In his second year he toured with the school performing Sleeping Beauty – My First Ballet. He danced the roles of Catalabut, Puss-in-Boots, Suitor and Garlands.
He is Currently entering his final year at E.N.B.S and hopes to join a classical ballet company on graduation.
Photo reproduced with kind permission of Sian Trenberth