BalletBoyz

Ballet Boyz

Michael Nunn & WilliamTrevitt

Michael Nunn and William Trevitt, collectively known as the BalletBoyz, have been hailed as pioneers for making dance accessible and reaching a wider audience through their celebrated stage and television work. They became Associate Artists at Sadler's Wells in 2005.

They met at the Royal Ballet School in the late 1980s and formed a lasting friendship that has taken them through a series of highly successful creative ventures. They came to public prominence in 1999 with their popular Channel 4 documentaries Ballet Boyz and Ballet Boyz II which charted their departure from The Royal Ballet and their subsequent solo seasons in Japan.

In 2000 they co-founded their own dance company George Piper Dances and went on to win numerous awards and nominations including the 2002 Theatrical Management Association Award for Outstanding Achievement in Dance for their show Critics Choice ***** and the 2004 Laurence Olivier Award for Best New Dance Production for their commission Broken Fall. George Piper Dances, now renamed BalletBoyz, has since danced in five seasons at Sadler's Wells, most recently with their 2008 show Greatest Hits! They continue to develop groundbreaking education initiatives, particularly working with boys in dance.

Michael and William's film company formed in 2005 has since gone on to win major commissions from all the major broadcasters including the BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Sky as well as working on ground breaking multi-disciplinary digital content for The Royal Ballet, The Royal Albert Hall, Southbank Centre and numerous independent artists whose work is shown in galleries around the world. Their documentary Strictly Bolshoi won the 2008 International Emmy and the prestigious Rose D'Or for Best Arts Documentary.

2010 saw the launch of their latest venture, The Talent; eight exceptional male dancers in an exciting new show featuring new choreography and films.

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