The Australian Ballet

Jasmin Durham

Coryphée

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Jasmin Durham

Jasmin was born in Hong Kong and moved to Canberra three months later with her family. She started learning ballet at the age of three at the Lisa Clark Dance Centre, later studying jazz, tap and contemporary dance. In 2009 she moved to Melbourne to study at The Australian Ballet School. She performed on The Dancers Company tour in 2010 and 2011. Jasmin joined the Australian Ballet in 2012 and was promoted to coryphée in 2018.

Repertoire highlights

  • Fairy of Grace in David McAllister's The Sleeping Beauty, 2017
  • Tim Harbour's Squander and Glory, 2017
  • Jiří Kylián's Forgotten Land, 2016
  • Twyla Tharp's In the Upper Room, 2015
  • Tim Harbour's Filigree and Shadow, 2015
  • Stepmother in Alexei Ratmansky's Cinderella, 2015
  • Lead Hungarian in Graeme Murphy’s Swan Lake, 2015
  • Jiří Kylián’s Petite Mort, 2014
  • Richard House’s Control for Bodytorque.DNA, 2014

Professional accolades

  • Telstra Ballet Dancer Award nominee, 2015

You may not know

Jasmin absolutely loves Beyoncé. Jasmin's sister is a dancer with the Moulin Rouge.