Benjamin Freemantle (© Chris Hardy)
Port Moody, British Columbia, Canada
Named apprentice in 2014. Joined in 2015.
Benjamin Freemantle was born in Port Moody, British Columbia, Canada, and trained at Caulfield School of Dance and San Francisco Ballet School, in the Trainee Program. He was named an apprentice in 2014 and joined the Company in 2015.
Freemantle has danced featured roles in Tomasson’s Nutcracker (Arabian and Russian) and Concerto Grosso, and Thatcher’s Manifesto (principal). His repertory includes Tomasson’s Giselle and Romeo & Juliet, Tomasson/Possokhov’s Don Quixote, Wheeldon’s Cinderella (Courtiers), Balanchine’s Theme and Variations (excerpts), Caniparoli’s Lambarena, Possokhov’s Swimmer, Ratmansky’s Shostakovich Trilogy (Symphony #9), and Robbins’ Glass Pieces. He danced a principal role in Balanchine’s Raymonda Variations in the San Francisco Ballet School Showcase.
Freemantle danced in the 2015 film of Tomasson’s Romeo & Juliet as part of the inaugural season of Lincoln Center at the Movies: Great American Dance.