Christopher Furlong

Irish born, Christopher began Ballroom and Latin dancing at the age of 7; successfully climbing the ranks and becoming an Irish Ballroom Champion. At 11, he started in Shockwaves Stage School where he trained in many other styles of dance such as Ballet, Tap, Commercial and Musical Theatre.

He attended the College of Dance, Monkstown for his Transition year and during that year he successfully auditioned for Central School of Ballet in London. Graduating in 2013 with a BA hons Degree in Professional Dance and Performance, he then studied an MA in Ballet and Peadogik in the Akademie des Tanzes, Mannheim with an apprenticeship at Staatsballett Karlsruhe under the direction of Birgit Keil.

Since graduating, Christopher has worked with many companies around Europe including English National Ballet and Ballett Vorpommern in Germany. He has also worked with many choreographers including Youri Vamos, Ludovic Ondinviela, Sabra Johnson, Robert Glumbeck, Vera Sanders, and David Blazequez. 

Chris is delighted to be returning home for another season with Ballet Ireland.