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Amy Harris

Amy Harris was born in Ararat, Victoria and began jazz and tap classes at her local ballet school, Rosengreens School of Dancing, at the age of three. From the age of ten, Amy trained in the Cecchetti method with Carole Oliver School of Ballet in Ballarat, and as a Cecchetti scholar won bronze and silver medals. In 1999, aged 15, Amy successfully auditioned for The Australian Ballet School. She joined The Australian Ballet in 2002, and was promoted to coryphée in 2007 and soloist in 2011.

Repertoire highlights

  • Hanna in The Merry Widow 2011

  • The Baroness in Graeme Murphy's Swan Lake (Telstra Ballet in the Gardens, Brisbane 2011)

  • Lady Capulet in Graeme Murphy's Romeo & Juliet

  • The Black Queen in Ninette de Valois' Checkmate 2011

  • Christopher Wheeldon's After the Rain© 2011

  • Third Movement Principal Girl in Sir Kenneth Macmillan's Concerto 2011

  • Kevin Jackson's Encomium in Body Torque.Muses 2011

  • Carabosse and Water Fairy in Stanton Welch's The Sleeping Beauty 2009


  • Telstra People's Choice Award 2008, 2010
  • Friends of the Australian Ballet Scholarship 2001
  • Nagae Scholarship 2000

You may not know ...

Amy loves photography and music and finds herself snapping away and going to gigs whenever she can fit it in.



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