Patricia Merrin

The Ballet Chorus of the Opera Populaire

Patricia was born in London and at the age of 16 was principal dancer with the Glyndebourne Opera, after which she appeared as Fairy Godmother at the London Palladium. She then joined the Royal Danish Ballet for two years returning to become a member of London Festival Ballet as a senior soloist and then transferring to The Scottish Ballet as a senior principal. Patricia has danced most of the leading roles in the classical repertoire including Odette/Odile in Swan Lake and the title role in Giselle. She made the transition into commercial theatre as the Ballet Leader in the musical On Your Toes where she also understudied Natalie Makarova in the leading role.