Meet soloist

Ingrid Gow

Introducing Ingrid

Ingrid Gow was born in Randwick, Sydney in 1987. She knew from the age of four that she wanted to grow up to be a ballerina. Her training began at Academy Ballet in Sydney and continued at the New Zealand School of Dance. In 2007 Ingrid successfully auditioned for Royal New Zealand Ballet, where she danced for three years. Ingrid joined The Australian Ballet in 2010; she was promoted to coryphée in 2013 and to soloist in 2018.

repertoire highlights

  • Myrtha, Queen of the Wilis in Maina Gielgud's Giselle 2019
  • The Queen of Hearts in Christopher Wheeldon's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland© 2019
  • The Fairy of Grace in David McAllister's The Sleeping Beauty 2015
  • The Princess Royal in Graeme Murphy's Swan Lake 2015
  • Frederick Ashton’s Symphonic Variations 2015
  • Jiří Kylián's Petite Mort 2014
  • Jiří Kylián's Bella Figura 2013
  • Skinny Stepsister in Alexei Ratmansky's Cinderella 2016, 2015, 2013
  • Lady Capulet in Graeme Murphy's Romeo & Juliet 2011
  • Grand Matriarch in Ronald Hynd's The Merry Widow 2011 
Ingrid as the Fairy of Grace in David McAllister's The Sleeping Beauty. Photography Lynette Wills

You may not know

Ingrid loves reading and adding to her high-heel collection.

Professional accolades

Awards

  • Telstra Ballet Dancer Award nominee 2014