The Australian Ballet

Coco Mathieson

Coryphée

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Coco Mathieson

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.

Repertoire highlights

  • Girlfriend in David McAllister's The Sleeping Beauty, 2017
  • Tim Harbour's Squander and Glory, 2017
  • John Neumeier's Nijinsky, 2016

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