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Bethany Kingsley-Garner

“I am honoured and delighted to become an ambassador for the prestigious Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. As a Principal Ballerina of Scottish Ballet, I’ve had the privilege of being a guest coach for the RCS dancers in their magnificent premises. I’m inspired by the enthusiasm and determination of the young and upcoming dancers in Scotland and feel incredibly excited to continue to share my passion for dance with them, I look forward to passing on my knowledge and experience to help and encourage the next generation of dancers fulfil their aspirations.”

— Bethany Kingsley-Garner

Course: BA Modern Ballet, 2007


Bethany Kingsley-Garner was born in Devon and completed full training at The Royal Ballet School. She graduated with honours and received multiple awards before joining Scottish Ballet in 2007.

Nominated for ‘Outstanding Classical Performance’ by the Critics Circle, Bethany was promoted to Principal Ballerina and has performed worldwide. She is actively involved in dance education, teaching and guest coaching at workshops and seminars across the world.

Bethany was chosen to be a Champion of Scotland to inspire, motivate and encourage young people. She enjoys presenting to audiences and has appeared as a Ballet Mentor for BBC Young Dancer. Bethany was awarded ambassadorship for the “Scotland is Now” campaign and has been named The People’s Ballerina.

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