Megan Connelly

VIC
2014

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Megan Connelly is passionate about dance and particularly the health and welfare of dancers. She is currently Ballet Mistress and Rehabilitation Specialist with The Australian Ballet and is part of both the Artistic team and the Artistic Health Team of the company. She is also currently studying a Diploma of Counselling. Megan is co-author of Bodywise for ABC books and a trained Pilates instructor. Guest teaching credits include Sydney Dance Company, Queensland Ballet, Victorian College of the Arts, Cecchetti Society. Megan joined The Australian Ballet in 1991, performing in works such as The Sleeping Beauty, Don Quixote, Giselle and Symphony in C. She later followed her passion for teaching and was appointed Assistant to the Ballet Staff; in 1995 she left the company to become Principal Teacher at Christine Walsh Dance Centre. In 1999 she was Ballet Mistress on the Year 2000 project for the Sansouci Music Festival, Berlin. Megan returned to The Australian Ballet in 2001 as Assistant to Artistic Director and Ballet Coach. In 2009 she was appointed Ballet Technique & Rehabilitation Specialist and returned to the stage in Alexei Ratmansky’s Scuola di ballo. Since 2010 Megan has been on the teaching faculty of The Australian Ballet School, and has completed a Vocational Graduate Certificate in Elite Dance Instruction. In 2014 she travelled to the USA and Europe on the prestigious Churchill Fellowship. Other performing credits include Victorian State Opera and Opera Australia.

Project

The Stuart and Norma Leslie Churchill Fellowship to investigate dance training, coaching and rehabilitation methods used in international companies and schools

The Stuart and Norma Leslie Churchill Fellowship to investigate dance training, coaching and rehabilitation methods used in international companies and schools

France
Russia
United Kingdom
USA
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