Liam Scarlett Wiki
Liam Scarlett Biography
Liam Scarlett, an internationally renowned choreographer who worked with the Royal Ballet, passed away at the age of 35.
A statement from his family said: “It is with great sadness that we announce the tragic and untimely death of our beloved Liam.
“At this difficult time for our entire family, we ask that you respect our privacy so that we may mourn our loss.”
How Old Was Liam Scarlett?
Liam Scarlett was 35 year old.
Cause of Death
The cause of death has not been revealed.
In a statement, his family said: “It is with great sadness that we announce the tragic and untimely death of our beloved Liam.
“At this difficult time for our entire family, we ask that you respect our privacy so that we can mourn our loss.”
The Royal Opera House wrote on Twitter: “We are deeply saddened to hear the news of Liam Scarlett’s death. Our thoughts are with his friends and family at this sad time. ”
The New Zealand School of Dance tweeted: “Very sad to hear that Liam Scarlett has died.”
Last year, the Royal Ballet severed ties with Scarlett, who had been accused of s*xual misconduct with students.
The company said her position as an artist-in-residence in Covent Garden had ended and performances of her production of Symphonic Dances of hers would not continue.
She said that an independent investigation into her behavior had “found that there were no further business in relation to her alleged contact with students at the Royal Ballet School.”
She was initially suspended by the Royal Ballet in 2019 after allegations of sexual misconduct were made. The Australian Queensland Ballet also maintained ties with the choreographer at the time.
The Ipswich-born dancer trained at the Linda Shipton School of Dance and the Royal School of Ballet.
Scarlett joined the Royal Ballet Company in 2006 and retired from dance in 2012 to focus on choreography.
Her works for the Royal Ballet include Pese, Let’s Go to the Devil, Consolations and Liebestraum, Asphodel Meadows and Swan Lake.
In 2014 she became the youngest choreographer to create a full-length ballet for the company, with Frankenstein.
Liam Scarlett Quick and Facts
- Royal Ballet choreographer Liam Scarlett has died aged 35, his family reveal
- Last year Mr Scarlett was suspended over sexual misconduct allegations
- Yesterday all performances of Frankenstein were axed by Royal Danish Theatre
- His family said ‘it is with sadness that we announce the tragic death of our Liam’