Ty King-Wall

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Ty King-Wall
Born 1985/1986 (age 30–31)[1]
Waihi, New Zealand
Occupation Ballet dancer
Employer The Australian Ballet

Ty King-Wall is a New Zealand ballet dancer, a principal dancer with The Australian Ballet.

Dance career[edit]

King-Wall was born in Waihi, New Zealand. He started dancing aged seven and trained at the Dance Education Centre, Tauranga. He was a Junior Associate of the New Zealand School of Dance. He joined The Australian Ballet School at the age of 16 and The Australian Ballet in 2006 becoming soloist in 2010, senior Artist in 2011 and principal artist in 2013.[2] King-Wall won the Telstra Ballet Dancer Award for 2010, jointly with Dana Stephensen.[1]

Selected repertoire[edit]

Awards[edit]

  • PACANZ Young Performer of the Year Award, 2002[3]
  • Silver Medal, Asia Pacific International Ballet Competition, 2005[2]
  • Lissa Black scholarship, 2009[2]
  • Telstra Ballet Dancer Award, 2010 (also nominee in 2008)[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Ty King Wall leaps into award books". Bay of Plenty Times. Tauranga, New Zealand. 13 December 2010. Archived from the original on 19 April 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m "Ty King-Wall". The Australian Ballet. Retrieved 5 July 2017. 
  3. ^ "Past Winners". PACANZ. Archived from the original on 6 April 2017.