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Ken Martin was born in London. He received his training at the Rambert School of Ballet and the Royal Ballet School, before joining the Royal Ballet company. He later joined the Scottish Ballet as senior soloist, then finally was dancing in Hannover, Germany for three years.
Ken’s repertoire includes many solos and Pas de Deux in ballets: Giselle, Othello, Dandini,Cinderella, Les Sylphides, and Don Quixote. While retiring from dancing, Ken attended the Professional Dancers Teachers Course at the Royal Academy of Dancing, starting then his teaching career in Ravenna, Italy.
After some guest teaching and spending five years with The Arts Educational School in London, Ken returned to the ‘stage’ with Wiener Ballet Theatre and travelled widely around Europe, concentrating on character roles and being company ballet master.
After guesting with various companies including ‘Cossack’ groups, he spent three sessions with Adonais Ballet Company.
He joined European Ballet as a company teacher/ballet master in February 2000.