Meet English Youth Ballet

ENGLISH YOUTH BALLET DIRECTOR Janet Lewis MBE

ASSISTANT ARTISTIC DIRECTOR Dominic Marshall

MARKETING / PUBLICITY MANAGER Ben Garner

DIGITAL MANAGER Emma Lister

COMPANY MANAGER Scott Butterworth

REHEARSAL REPETITEUR Julianne Rice-Oxley

PRINCIPAL GUEST ARTISTS
Oliver Speers, Mark Biocca

ARTISTS
Rupert Bond
Brenden Bratulic
Samantha Camejo
Claire Corruble
Philip Tunstall
Ann Wall
Steven Wheeler

LIGHTING DESIGNER Sebastian Petit

TECHNICAL STAGE MANAGER Andy Ankers

STAGE MANAGER Simon Ridgeston

SOUND MANAGER Michael O’Sullivan

RESIDENT WARDROBE MISTRESS Maria Henry

TOURING WARDROBE MISTRESS Helen Lillington

SENIOR TRUSTEE EYB REGIONAL TRUST Anthony Burke

Marketing and Publicity Manager

Ben Garner BSc (Hons) AISTD ARAD

Ben completed his academic and dance training at Chethams School of Music and the Northern Ballet School – graduating with both the Classical Prize and the All Round Achievement Prize, his ISTD teaching qualifications and his ARAD with Honours. Ballet companies that Ben has worked with include the Lewis London Ballet Company, Ballet Creations of London and Adonais Ballet Company. Ben’s West End Theatre credits include Cats (New London Theatre), Phantom of the Opera (Her Majesty’s Theatre), Oklahoma (Lyceum Theatre), On Your Toes (Royal Festival Hall), Singing in the Rain (Royal National Theatre), Mikado (London Coliseum), Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (London Palladium), Some Enchanted Evening (Theatre Royal Drury Lane). Ben’s film credits include The Phantom of the Opera film and Oklahoma.

His TV appearances include Blue Peter, Children in Need and the Royal Variety Performance. Ben has since completed his BSc in Business Management with Honours at the University of Surrey. Ben worked for 3 years with IBM in Business Consulting before joining EYB in January 2010.