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Ludovic Ondiviela

General Level Ballet


Dancer and choreographer, Ludovic Ondiviela, has a dance career that has spanned more than two decades.  And though originally from France, Ludovic is a former dancer of The Royal Ballet.

Ludovic's formal dance training began aged 11 when he entered the Paris Opera Ballet School.  He then went on at age 13 to study at the Marseille Studio Ballet Colette Armand, before concluding his training at The Royal Ballet Upper School, on a Prix de Lausanne scholarship.


Ludovic's other awards include a Silver medal at the 2000 Concours International de Danse, Paris and a Gold medal at the Roseta Mauri Competition, in 2002.


In his graduation year he performed the lead role in Christopher Wheeldonʼs Le Voyage and the first moments Principal couple in Kenneth MacMillanʼs Concerto at the Royal Ballet Scool's annual matinee.

Ondivielaʼs repertory with The Royal Ballet included Bronze Idol (La Bayadère), Hans-Peter/Nutcracker (The Nutcracker), Tom Thumb (Tales of Beatrix Potter), Alain (La fille mal gardée), Kolia (A Month in the Country) Puck (The Dream). Symphonic Variations Swan Lake Pas de trois Les Patineurs- Blue Boy. He also created principal roles in Alastair Mariottʼs Children of Adam, Wayne Macgregor's Chroma, Infra. Limen, Carbon Life and Christopher Weeldonʼs Alice in Wonderland.

Since leaving the Royal Ballet Ludovic has choreographed for numerous companies, including - Dopamine, you make my levels go silly for Ballet Black, Lost for Ballet Ireland, Cassandra for Royal Ballet, Royal Opera house 4 times 4, Gandini Juggling,  Sliver Of Sky, SW (Royal Ballet, ENB, Rambert), La Ronde (ROH rehearsal and development), Giselle for Ballet Ireland/Edinburgh festival, Insomniac Fables for Makeshift Company in Helsinki, untitled for The Scottish Ballet (rehearsal and development), Huis Clos Montreux Festival (Paris Opera), Systeme AI Men In Motion for The Ukrainian National Ballet at Sadlerʼs wells 



Ludovic has also choreographed for brands, organisations, and charities including - Amnesty International,  Activia (commercial directed by Jordan Scott), Julien Davidʼs catwalk for Paris Fashion week.


Ludovic has also completed a professional drama training course at the Actors Temple in London, learning the Meisner technic of Acting.

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