Our vision is that young people will create the ballet of the future.

Andrew Ellis

Andrew has been Technical Director and Lighting Designer for National Youth Ballet since 2008, having previously been stage manager since 2004. This is his 20th year with the company.

Trained: Royal Central School of Speech and Drama

Recent design credits include: United Ukrainian Ballet’s Giselle (Costa Mesa, Washington DC and London Coliseum), Ballet Central’s 2023 UK tour, McNicol Ballet Collective’s Devotions (Linbury), Encore Dance Company (Shaw), Ballet Icons Galas (Coliseum and Dubai Opera), Sub:Version for Tom Dale Company (UK tour), The Four Seasons for New English Ballet Theatre (Peacock, Linbury & Lillian Baylis), Deluxe, Them/Us, Young Men & The Talent for BalletBoyz (Vaudeville Theatre, The Joyce, New York City Center, Sadler’s Wells), Carmen for Agudo Dance Company (UK tour), Darcey Bussell’s British Ballet Gala (Royal Albert Hall).

Andrew’s design for new British musical Eugenius! won the Broadway World UK Award and was a finalist for the OffWestEnd.com “Offie” Award for Best Lighting Design in 2018.

More information at www.andrewellislx.com | @andrewellislx

Image (c) Hugo Glendinning

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Andrew Ellis
Technical Director