Ian Knowles

by Pineapple Dance

Ian trained at the Royal Ballet School. He was principal dancer with Northern Ballet Theatre, P.A.C.T SA. and Washington Ballet DC.
He toured internationally with these companies including London and New York. He appeared in the world tour of Wayne Sleep's DASH. and worked extensively in film and television.

While teaching at Pineapple Dance Studios Ian has also been a guest teacher with many major ballet companies including Rambert Dance Company, Frankfurt Ballet and London City Ballet.

This class is for advanced students and professional ballet dancers.

This is a fun class for all ages and levels. Two years training is necessary.

Visit Ian's website Ballet Position, a website that concerns itself with your first year as a full member of the corps de ballet.

It should be used as a database and a resource. The information it contains is not exhaustive. It should, however, give you a clear idea of pay and conditions in companies throughout Europe and North America.

It also tries to alert you to things you should look out for based on feedback from dancers who walked the same path before.