British choreographer, Liam Scarlett, who was an artist in residence with The Royal Ballet and artistic associate with Queensland Ballet has died aged 35.
Scarlett trained at the Linda Shipton School of Dancing where he won both the Kenneth MacMillan and Ursula Moreton Choreographic Awards, and was the first recipient of the De Valois Trust Fund Choreographers’ Award. He retired as a dancer in 2012.
A statement from Kevin O’Hare, Director of The Royal Ballet reads: “We are deeply saddened to hear the news of Liam Scarlett’s death. Our thoughts are with his family and friends at this very sad time.”