Prof. Timothy Couchman

Professor of Ballet

PLACE OF BIRTH

Born in Gloucester, England

EDUCATION

  • Royal Ballet School in London
  • Vaganova Ballet Academy in St Petersburg

CAREER

  • Dancer at the Ballet Frankfurt under William Forsythe, the Zurich Ballet, and the Boris Eifman Company in St.
    Petersburg 
    Cooperation with the Theatre Company in Brussels, Belgium
  • Member of the Jan Lauwers Needcompany in Brussels, Belgium
  • Freelance artist in dance, theatre, and film

TEACHING EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS

  • Since 2016, Professor at the Palucca University of Dance Dresden
  • 2006-2016 Principal Choreography Assistant of David Dawson, including at the Bolshoi Ballet, Moscow, the Royal Ballet
    and the English National Ballet, London, the Vienna State Ballet, the Dutch National Ballet, Amsterdam, and the Pacific Northwest Ballet, Seattle
  • First Ballet Master of the Semperoper Ballet, Dresden and Ballet Master of the Royal New Zealand Ballet
  • Freelance lecturer in Europe, Japan, Australia and New Zealand