Position: Broadway Performer; former Principal Dancer, The Royal Ballet
Affiliation with organization: 1996 – 2008
Years active at YAGP: 2017 – 2018
Martin Harvey graduated at 17 from the Royal Ballet School into the main company where he had a successful 12 year ballet career with The Royal Ballet as a Principal Dancer, performing leading parts in the majority of the company’s repertoire. Mr. Harvey then went on to appear as Johnny Castle in the hit West End production of Dirty Dancing, for which he received the UK Critic’s Circle Spotlight Award. Mr. Harvey is a trained British actor, cast in West End productions of Peter Pan, Oliver, Young Pip (opposite Sir Anthony Hopkins), Disney’s Great Expectations, Dominic Barber in the Central TV Pilot, Zero Option and the same character in the resulting series, Saracen. Mr. Harvey is currently based in New York.