Alastair Postlethwaite


Training: Alastair was born in Lancashire and trained at the Royal Ballet School and Arts Educational School, Tring.

Theatre includes: Young Prince and Cygnets in Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake, Knickerbocker in The Nutcracker, Prentice in the Olivier Award-winning Play Without words, Cabaret directed by Rufus Norris (UK tour) and Baker in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Royal Opera House: Don Giovanni, Tosca and Peter Grimes.

Dance includes: Tetsuya Kumakawa’s K Ballet (Tokyo), Scottish Ballet, New English Contemporary Ballet, The Curve Foundation, Yorke Dance Project and he has worked with Javier de Frutos on The Most Incredible Thing (Sadler’s Wells, recorded for the BBC).

Film and television include: Beyond the Sea directed by and starring Kevin Spacey, Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake in 3D and Matthew Bourne’s Christmas on Channel 4. Alistair appeared on the Saturday night BBC television series So You Think You Can Dance, in which he reached the semi-final.