William Bracewell is a First Soloist with The Royal Ballet.
William was born in Swansea. He trained at The Royal Ballet School. Whilst still a student he won the 2007 Young British Dancer of the Year Award and went onto win the grand prix at the 2010 Youth America Grand Prix. He joined Birmingham Royal Ballet in 2010, and became a soloist in 2014. His repertory with BRB included Romeo (Romeo and Juliet), Prince (The Nutcracker), Oberon (The Dream), Prince (Cinderella), Ferdinand (The Tempest), Salamander Prince (David Bintley’s The Prince of the Pagodas), First Seminarian (Carmina Burana), Bluebird (The Sleeping Beauty) and roles in Symphonic Variations, Tombeaux, Les Rendezvous, Elite Syncopations, ‘Still Life’ at the Penguin Café and Theme and Variations.
With The Royal Ballet he appeared as Prince Siegfried in the new production of Swan Lake both in London and Madrid.