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Jan 14

Welcome to our Prince Florimund – Andrei Iliescu

We are very excited and pleased to announce the arrival of our Prince Florimund.

Andrei was born in Constanta, Romania,where he started dancing at10734115_869359259763404_6954522821192762302_n (640x640) the age of 11 at the National College of Arts. Following the winning his first major competition at the age of 14, Andrei moved to Bucharest to join a prestigious ballet school to further his training.12244020_1065000910199237_1849673709_n(2) (512x640)

At the age of 17 Andrei was seen competing in the “Prix de Lausanne” the international dancing competition in Switzerland, by Sara Matthews the director of London’s Central School of Ballet. He was immediately awarded a full scholarship to attend Central. It was during Andrei’s third year at Central that he had the privilege to work with such renowned choreographers as Christopher Marney, Sharon Watson and Christopher Hampson.

Chelmsford audiences will have seen him perform in Ballet Central’s 2015 graduation tour where he danced the male lead in Christopher Marney’s “Scenes From a Wedding.”
Straight after graduation Andrei made his dancing début in the West End, joining the critically acclaimed production of “McQueen,The Play” .