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Amelia O’Hara

Amelia (she/her) trained at the The Royal Ballet School and Tring Park School for the Performing Arts. Whilst training she performed with The Royal Ballet Company, Northern Ballet Theatre and in her final year of training was awarded ‘Student Ballet Dancer of the Year’.

Upon graduation she joined Scottish Ballet as an artist, performing works such as The Nutcracker, The Crucible and Elite Syncopations. She also performed with Ballet Cymru and Peter Schaufuss Ballet Company before joining Ballet Ireland where she performed works by Morgann Runacre-Temple, Ohad Naharin, Christopher Hampson and Ludovic Ondiviela. 

She has also worked with Arielle Smith, Drew McOnie, Jenna Lee and International Arts Collective for various productions worldwide, and can be spotted in the films Avengers: Age of Ultron and Love Sarah. More recently she has been working alongside Arielle Smith as Movement Rehearsal Director for her production of Carrie.

 

Alongside her performing career, Amelia has always had a passion for teaching and has worked for The National Youth Ballet of Great Britain since 2015. She currently teaches at Ballet Boost, Elite Ballet Project and founded Tunbridge Wells Ballet Workshops in 2020, with the aim to give young dancers the opportunity to learn more about professional dance in a fun, supportive environment.

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Amelia O'Hara
Associate Artistic Director