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Laura Message

Dancer's Director

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Laura Message

Dancers' Director

Laura Message (Tong) is a former dancer of The Australian Ballet and English National Ballet. She holds a Bachelor in Business Studies from Monash University.

Laura’s career highlights as a dancer include Cigarette Variation in Lifar’s Suite en Blanc, Baroness von Rothbart in Murphy’s Swan Lake and Mistress in MacMillan’s Manon, as well as international tours to Athens, Paris, London, New York, Los Angeles, Tokyo, Shanghai and Auckland.

After retiring from the stage, Laura joined Orchestra Victoria in 2017 as a Project Coordinator and Executive Assistant. Since 2021 she has been at the Magistrates’ Court of Victoria as Executive Assistant to the Chief Magistrate.

Appointed 2024