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George-Murray Nightingale

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George-Murray Nightingale

George-Murray was born in Manchester, England. He studied at Kathleen Atherton’s Academy of Dance, in Leigh; The Hammond School, in Chester; and the English National Ballet School. He has danced with English National Ballet, the National Ballet of Romania and the Royal Ballet of Flanders. He joined The Australian Ballet in 2017.

Repertoire highlights

  • Drosselmyers Assistant in Peter Wright’s The Nutcracker
  • Faun in Stanton Welch’s Sylvia
  • The Mad Hatter, Fish, Dormouse and Gardener in Christopher Wheeldon’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland©
  • Tim Harbour's Filigree and Shadow
  • Hairdresser in Alexei Ratmansky’s Cinderella
  • Alligator Crawl in Graeme Murphy’s Grand

You may not know

George-Murray is a “musical-theatre geek” and loves anything to do with Broadway.