The Dancers

Harry Skinner

Harry Skinner   and Tonia Looker credit Ellie Richards Harry Skinner and Tonia Looker in 2015's The Vodafone Season of A Midsummer Night's Dream. Photo credit: Ellie Richards.

Harry SkinneFrom Wellington, Harry Skinner trained under Paula Hunt in Wellington and at the Australian Ballet School. He performed in the Australian Ballet’s productions of Don Quixote and Destiny. Harry joined the RNZB in 2008 and his early roles included Peter’s Shadow in Peter Pan (2009) and Fritz in The Nutcracker (2010). 2011 saw him feature in Verdi Variations and The Sleeping Beauty. Favourite roles in 2012 included 28 Variations on a Theme by Paganini and Balanchine’s Who Cares? Recent roles include Mr Fezziwig in A Christmas Carol (2014), Lorenzo and Sailor in Don Quixote, Johan Kobborg’s Salute, Soldier’s Mass, and Bottom in the world premiere of Liam Scarlett’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream in August 2015. In 2016, in additional to reprising his acclaimed performance of Bottom in Hong Kong and Wellington, Harry also appeared as the scene-stealing Yellow Cat in The Wizard of Oz, as well as roles in Giselle.

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