As is traditional at the end of each season, Birmingham Royal Ballet has announced several promotions within the company and the arrival of two new dancers.

Principal Dominic Antonucci has been appointed Ballet Master. Jamie Bond, Natasha Oughtred, Gaylene Cummerfield and Carol-Anne Millar are promoted from First Soloists to Principals.

Joseph Caley and Alex Campbell are promoted from Soloists to First Soloists. Céline Gittens and Tom Rogers are promoted to Artists to First Artists.

Jade Heusen joins the company as an Artist from Elmhurst School for Dance, and Benjamin Soerel joins as an Artist from the Royal Ballet School.