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Andrew Wright

Melbourne-born Andrew Wright began dancing at Christine Waters School of Dance in 1990 before completing his VCE and secondary dance training at the Victorian College of the Arts. In 2001 Andrew was accepted into The Australian Ballet School and during his time there had the opportunity to study with The National Ballet School of Canada and the School of American Ballet as an exchange student. After graduating as dux, Andrew joined The Australian Ballet in 2004. In 2007 he travelled to Europe on a scholarship from the company. In 2010 he guested in the USA at the Oregon Ballet Theater's gala. He was promoted to coryphée in 2008 and to soloist for the 2011 season.

Repertoire highlights

  • Prince Gremin in John Cranko's Onegin 2012
  • Camille in Ronald Hynd's The Merry Widow 2011
  • Christopher Wheeldon's After the Rain© 2011
  • Act 3 grand pas de deux in Stanton Welch's The Sleeping Beauty 2010
  • Stanton Welch's Divergence 2009
  • Wayne McGregor's Dyad 1929 2009
  • Pas de cinq in Serge Lifar's Suite en blanc 2009
  • Peasant Pas de Deux in Giselle 2008
  • George Balanchine's Symphony in C 2004
  • JiřÍ Kylián's Sechs Tanze 2004

Guest appearances

  • The Dancers Company tour 2011


  • Telstra Ballet Dancer Award nominee 2008
  • Anne Woolliams Award for Excellence in Dance 2001
  • Geoffrey Rothwell scholarship
  • James & Pamela Mills scholarship

You may not know...

Andrew loves to travel. His favourite city is New York.



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