Sydney Opera House

Steven Heathcote


Background: Born West Australia, Trained Australian Ballet School and joined Australian Ballet 1983. Became principal Artist 1987 until retiring in 2007. Performed all major roles in Australian Ballet repertoire. Presently teaching and coaching Principal Artists of the Australian Ballet, freelance coaching and directing. Appointed a Member of the Order of Australia in 1991 for his services to dance

OA repertoire: Assistant Director - Tosca

Other Companies: Guest Artist at American Ballet Theatre, Mariinski Ballet, Birmingham Royal Ballet, Royal Danish Ballet and National Ballet of Cuba. Director and choreographer: Julius Caesar for Victorian Opera 2009. Assistant director to John Bell, The Rakes Progress for Victorian Opera 2012. Television and Film: The Australian Ballet and ABC: Spartacus, The Merry Widow, Songs of a Wayfarer, The Nutcracker, Four Last Songs, Manon. Mao’s Last Dancer (Hopscotch films)

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