• Luke Ingham
    Luke Ingham

When Luke Ingham joined San Francisco Ballet (SFB) in 2012 and looked at the company’s up-and-coming repertoire, one work stood out: John Cranko’s Onegin. The title role was one that Ingham coveted but never imagined he would have the opportunity to dance. Well, in March Ingham had his opportunity and, partnered by principal dancer Sarah van Patten as Tatiana, he danced Onegin.

Ingham’s rise to prominence with SFB began while the company was on tour in London in 2012. At the time he was covering a dancer in Christopher Wheeldon’s Within the Golden Hour and, when that dancer had to go off at the last minute, Ingham stepped in. It went well and as a result significant opportunities started to come his way. They have included, in addition to Onegin, a principal role in Alexei Ratmansky’s From Foreign Lands and the major role of the Defender of the Chosen One in Yuri Possokhov’s new version of The Rite of Spring...

Read the full article (by Michelle Potter) on Luke’s latest career move in the June/July issue of Dance Australia. OUT NOW!

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