Iain was educated at the Royal Ballet School and joined Birmingham Royal Ballet in 1999. For the past 15 years he has held the highest rank of Principal Dancer, performing leading roles internationally across the entire classical ballet repertoire.
Iain has collaborated with numerous world class choreographers, made TV/film appearances and most recently founded and directed Open Door Dance – a new initiative that aims to bring high quality dance performances to new audiences and unusual venues.
Iain is the Male Dance Ambassador for the Royal Academy of Dance. He is passionate about supporting young people’s dance development and is a highly experienced practitioner delivering workshops and master classes across the country. He holds a Level Two Performance Coaching qualification and particularly enjoys inspiring young male dancers - supporting their preparation for exams, competitions and auditions.
…Iain has an unrivalled performance pedigree and an inspiring and inclusive approach to his teaching. Always a pleasure to work with, I’d never hesitate to recommend Iain…
(Lee Fisher, Head of Creative Learning Birmingham Royal Ballet)