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Ingrid Gow


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Ingrid Gow


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

Professional accolades


  • Telstra Ballet Dancer Award nominee, 2014

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