Favorite Dancers: Anna Rose O’Sullivan

Discussing another one of my absolute favorite dancers: Anna Rose O’Sullivan of the Royal Ballet

Mantis Costume by BeBaGo (EtsyFacebookInstagram)

Mantis Helm by Carol Datura Riot (EtsyFacebookInstagram)

Disclaimer: I’m in no way affiliated with the Royal Ballet or Royal Opera House and are not driving any benefit from talking about them.

Anna Rose O’Sullivan Recommended Links

Royal Opera House Page: http://www.roh.org.uk/people/anna-rose-osullivan
Royal Ballet Flickr
Anna Rose O’Sullivan Instagram

Videos — Rehearsals

Rehearsing “Queen of the Dryads, Amour” from Don Quixote
Rehearsing the Sugar Plum Fairy Pas de Deux, from The Nutcracker (2020)
Sugar Plum Grand Pas de Deux rehearsal clip
Rehearsing “Songbird and Enchanted Fairies” from The Sleeping Beauty (2016)
Rehearsing the “Neapolitan Dance” from Swan Lake
Cupid Variation
A First Glimpse of The Royal Ballet’s Illustrated ‘Farewell’ with Twyla Tharp
Voices of Spring, with Valentino Zucchetti

Videos — Performances

La Fille Mal Gardée – Act I Pas de Deux
Tchaikovsky Pas de Deux extract
Don Quixote – Cupid Variation
Nutcracker Act I Pas de Deux
Concerto – First Movement (with James Hay)
Concerto – Final Movement
Within the Golden Hour Quartet
Solo from when she was 10

Videos — Interviews and Other

A Day in a Life with Anna Rose O’Sullivan
Anna Rose O’Sullivan on Her Debut in The Nutcracker
Why the Royal Ballet Love Performing The Nutcracker
What’s it Like to Perform in The Nutcracker
Why the Royal Ballet Love Performing Concerto
Royal Ballet Dancers Keep Moving under Lockdown (and an article too), and the YouTube link for the same video
From Kitchen to Stage: Royal Ballet Dancers Prepare for Reopening
Anna Rose O’Sullivan Interview for London Children’s Ballet
Interview, Age 9

Dancing with Marcelino Sambé

La Fille mal gardée
Tchaikovsky Pas de Deux extract
The Nutcracker Act I pas de deux
La fille mal gardée coda rehearsal royal ballet


A Day in the Life: Anna Rose O’Sullivan
An Interview with Ballet Dancer Anna Rose O’Sullivan
Cupcakes & Conversation with Anna Rose O’Sullivan, Soloist, The Royal Ballet
The Royal Ballet’s New Romeo & Juliet Share Their Secrets to On-Stage Chemistry
There’s a Difference Between Wanting to Reach Your Full Potential and Getting to the Top
I Dreamed of Dancing in Darcey Bussell’s Shoes… Now I’m the Royal Ballet Lead in The Nutcracker
Royal Ballet’s Uplifting Nutcracker with Francesca Hayward, Alexander Campbell, Anna Rose O’Sullivan, James Hay, and the Ubiquitous Gary Avis
The Little Girl Who Went from Pigeon-Toed Baby to Soloist at the Royal Ballet
Royal Ballet Leaps out of Lockdown
Anna Rose O’Sullivan tag on DanceTabs


Sambe and O’Sullivan in the Bluebird Pas de Deux
A Picture from the rehearsal for Romeo & Juliet

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