Meet Coryphée

Coco Mathieson

Introducing Coco

Coco was born in Wellington, New Zealand and trained at the Paula Hunt Dance Academy before moving to Melbourne to pursue her studies at The Australian Ballet School. She went on to dance with the Augsburg Ballet in Germany and Atlanta Ballet in USA. In 2016, she returned to take up a position with The Australian Ballet. She was promoted to the rank of coryphée in 2020.


  • Girlfriend in David McAllister's The Sleeping Beauty 2017
  • Tim Harbour's Squander and Glory 2017
  • John Neumeier's Nijinsky 2016
Coco in the Dance of the Hours from George Ogilvie and Peggy van Praagh's Coppélia. Photography Kate Longley

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Coco takes inspiration from her parents. "If I end up like them, with their qualities, I'll be very happy."