"All charm and youthful exuberance"
Born in Waihi, New Zealand, Ty King-Wall started dancing at the age of seven. He received his early ballet training at the Dance Education Centre in Tauranga. A Junior Associate of the New Zealand School of Dance, he left New Zealand at 16 to study full-time at The Australian Ballet School. Upon graduating dux with honours, Ty was accepted into The Australian Ballet in 2006. Since joining the company, Ty has danced numerous principal roles, and had the role of Ceyx created on him in Tim Harbour's Halcyon. He was promoted to senior artist in 2011 and to principal artist in 2013.
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Ty is studying towards a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in History and Classical Studies, and is an avid cricket fan.