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Laura Day

Corps de Ballet Repetiteur

Laura Day 1

Corps de Ballet Repetiteur

Originally from Cheltenham in the United Kingdom, Laura was a Soloist with Birmingham Royal Ballet before she was invited by Carlos Acosta to join the ballet staff as Principal Character Artist and Assistant Répétiteur, a role specially created for her.

Laura's roles as a dancer show an impressive range of versatility and included the coveted roles of Clara in Sir Peter Wright'sThe Nutcracker, Vera in Ashton's A Month in the Country, Vickey Hobson in Sir David Bintley's Hobson Choice, Dumpy in Bintley's Cinderella, and Lady Capulet in MacMillan's Romeo & Juliet. As a Répétiteur, she has rehearsed works such as Coppelia, Don Quixote, Seventh Symphony and The Nutcracker, and led Birmingham Royal Ballet in their performance at the 2022 Commonwealth Games. As a choreographer, Laura has created works for Birmingham Royal Ballet and Elmhurst Ballet School.

Laura began dancing at age 4, taking on tap, classical and modern dance, channelling her energetic personality into the artform. Laura was guided towards studying classical ballet and joined the Royal Ballet School at age 14 before joining Birmingham Royal Ballet in 2012.

In addition to an impressive dance career, Laura also holds a certificate of Higher Education in Business Management and Leadership and is about to complete a bbodance level 5 Diploma in Dance Teaching.

Laura joins The Australian Ballet in 2023 as Corps de Ballet Repetiteur for the production of Don Quixote.