Richmond Ballet’s Artistic Associate and Ballet Master Malcolm Burn is with us to put John Butler’s Carmina Burana on the stage.
Malcolm Burn is a native New Zealander and in his 24th year on the artistic staff of Richmond Ballet. During his 25-year career, he danced leading roles in the standard classic repertory as well as numerous creations of contemporary ballet. Prior to his coming to Richmond Ballet as a principal dancer, Mr. Burn was co-director of Ballet Arizona. He has performed with the London Festival Ballet, and was a principal dancer with The Royal New Zealand Ballet, The National Ballet of Zimbabwe, Ballet West, and P.A.C.T. Ballet in South Africa, where he won the Ivan Soloman Award for Best Male Dancer in 1973, 1976, and 1980. Mr. Burn’s choreographic achievements include A Christmas Carol, The Traveling Players, Walpurgis Night, Classical Symphony, Pas Glazunov, Romeo and Juliet, Complete Trust, Cinderella, and most recently, The Sleeping Beauty and A Tribute.