Mount Gambier, South Australia
The Australian Ballet School
SAN FRANCISCO BALLET
Joined the Company as a soloist in 2012
Promoted to principal dancer in 2014
The Australian Ballet
Criss-Cross (Schoenberg–Handel movement principal)
Don Quixote (Espada)
The Fifth Season
Nutcracker (Nutcracker Prince, King of the Snow, and Grand Pas de Deux Prince)
Romeo & Juliet (Romeo and Tybalt)
The Sleeping Beauty (Prince Desiré)
Swan Lake (Prince Siegfried)
Brahms-Schoenberg Quartet (4th movement principal)
A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Theseus and Demetrius)
Serenade (Waltz couple and Dark Angel)
Stravinsky Violin Concerto (Aria I)
Theme and Variations (Principal in Finale)
Ibsen’s House (The Stranger in “Lady from the Sea”)
Anima Animus (originated)
Etudes (excerpt) (Principal Man)
The Infinite Ocean (Principal)
Variations for Two Couples
Mrs. Robinson (originated role of Mr. Robinson)
Snowblind (originated role of Ethan Frome)
The Big Hunger (originated) (Principal)
Sandpaper Ballet (Pas de deux)
The Little Mermaid (Edvard/The Prince)
Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming (originated)
In the Countenance of Kings (originated role of The Hero)
Rodeo: Four Dance Episodes (Principal couple)
Björk Ballet (originated)
Magrittomania (Principal couple)
Optimistic Tragedy (originated role of Captain)
The Rite of Spring (Principal)
Swimmer (Humbert and Nighthawks pas de deux)
“… two united in a single soul…” (originated)
From Foreign Lands (German)
Symphony #9 and Piano Concerto #1 in Shostakovich Trilogy
Souvenir d’un lieu cher
The Seasons (Winter Man)
The Cage (2nd Intruder)
Dances at a Gathering (Purple and Green)
Glass Pieces (Pas de deux)
In the Night (3rd pas de deux)
Fearful Symmetries (originated)
Frankenstein (The Creature)
Ghost in the Machine
After the Rain (Pas de deux)
Cinderella (Prince Guillaume)
Rush (2nd movement pas de deux)
There Where She Loved (Pas de deux)
Within the Golden Hour (Principal)
Ballet Imperial (Pas de trois)
Symphony in C
Por Vos Muero
Les Syphides (Poet)
Grand Pas Classique (Pas de deux)
Suite en Blanc (Pas de trois)
Song of the Earth
Don Quixote (Pas de deux)
Scuola de Ballo
Afternoon of a Faun
In The Night (3rd pas de deux)
The Nutcracker (Prince)
Diana and Acteon (Pas de deux)
The Sleeping Beauty (Prince)
After the Rain
- Performed in Farewell: Sarah Van Patten, Wooden Dimes, 2022.
- Performed at La Grande Fete Season Gala, Pas de Deux from Wooden Dimes, 2022.
- Performed in Starry Nights at Stanford Live, Serenade and The Fifth Season, 2021.
- Danced the role of Tybalt in the 2015 film of Tomasson’s Romeo & Juliet in the inaugural season of Lincoln Center at the Movies: Great American Dance.
- Performed Wheeldon’s Continuum as a guest artist with Morphoses/The Wheeldon Company in San Francisco, Santa Barbara, Ottawa, Ontario, and at Stanford University, Stanford, California, in 2010.
What’s your biggest challenge as a dancer? Why?
Convincing people that this is my full-time job and that I get paid to do it.
When you have downtime from productions, what do you do to relax?
I’m studying and have 2 kids, so I don’t really have much downtime. But when I do it mostly involves a bottle of wine or a couple of beers. Occasionally I play cricket out in Marin, and sometimes when the NFL is on I get permission to watch Raiders games in my garage. It’s a glamorous life.
If you weren't dancing, what would your career be?
I would be either a professional beer taster at a brewery, a farmer, or a voice actor on the kids show Bluey.
I love San Francisco because…
There are so many great parks, beautiful coastal areas, awesome restaurants, and interesting places to catch Pokémon.
What are you the most proud of?
Danielle Rowe’s choreography (my partner), and my kids, Aggie 6 and Gigi 2