Benois de la Danse laureate

Alban Lendorf joined the corps de ballet of the Royal Danish Ballet in 2008 and was appointed a soloist in 2010. In April 2011, he was promoted to principal dancer.

With the Royal Danish Ballet, Alban's principal parts have been Apollo in Balanchine's Apollo, Armand in The Lady of the Camellias, James in La Sylphide, Prince Desiré in Christopher Wheeldon's The Sleeping Beauty, Prince Siegfried in Swan Lake, Gennaro in Napoli, Solor in La Bayadere and in Corsaire Pas de Deux, Tchaikovsky Pas de Deux, Other Dances and Donizetti Variations. As a soloist he danced in the Pas de trois in Agon, as the Bluebird in The Sleeping Beauty, in the Pas de sept in A Folk Tale, as Harlequin in La Sonnambula and as Puk in A Midsummer Night's Dream, as well as in Etudes, Symphony in C, Dances at a Gathering, Bournonville Variations, Les Gentilhommes, Les Lutins, The Jockeydance and Chroma.

Alban's other engagements have included Mercutio in Sir Frederick Ashton's Romeo and Juliet in London in 2011 and, together with Rotal Danish Ballet colleague Hilary Guswiler, in La Sylphide and The Flower Festival in Genzano at the 2010 Vale International Dance Festival in Colorado, USA. 

Alban created Iago in Louise Midjord's Otello and Prince Guidon in Alexei Ratmansky's The Golden Cockerel, as well as lead roles in Kim Brandstrup's Eidolon, Iain Rowe's An Elegy for Us and Thomas Lund's Bournonville Variations.

His prizes and grants include a Golden Ballet Award (2009), a D. A. N. C. E. Grant (2009) and the Young Male Dancer of the Year award at Premio Positano “Leonide Massine” (2011). He was named Dancer of the Year at the Reumert Awards in 2012.