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Thomas Lund completed his dance training at The Royal Danish Ballet School and has had his career as a principal dancer in the Royal Danish Ballet, with guest performances around the world. He has performed leads in Bournonville ballets such as La Sylphide, Napoli, The Kermesse in Bruges, Abdallah, Le Conservatoire, The Flower Festival in Genzano and classical and neo-classical ballets such as Swan Lake, The Nutcracker, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Études, Gaité Parisienne, The Lesson, Caroline Mathilde, Symphony in C, Rubies, and Tarantella.
Lund regularly stages Harald Lander’s chief work Études in Denmark and around the world (Opéra de Paris, Boston Ballet, Wiener Staatsoper, The National Ballet of Canada). He stages August Bournonville ballets in Denmark and abroad, is a teacher of the Bournonville style, and has given a number of Bournonville master classes in Denmark and abroad.
From 2012 to 2022, Lund was Director of the Royal Danish Ballet School.
Lund is Commander of the Order of Dannebrog.