Clare Morehen —

Clare Morehen
Principal Dancer

Clare was accepted into the Royal Ballet School in London in 2001 after attending the Victorian College of the Arts. While a student, Clare performed with the Royal Ballet Company in several productions, including seasons of The Sleeping Beauty and Manon.

In 2004 Clare accepted a contract with Birmingham Royal Ballet for the company’s tour of North England, and later that year returned to Australia to join Queensland Ballet.  

Clare was promoted to Soloist in October 2007. She was then promoted to Principal Dancer in July 2009.

Repertoire highlights

  • Cinderella in Ben Stevenson's Cinderella

  • Giselle in Ai-Gul Gaisina's Giselle

  • Snow Queen in Ben Stevenson's The Nutcracker

  • Bluebird, Lilac Fairy and Aurora in François Klaus’s The Sleeping Beauty

  • Juliet in François Klaus’s Romeo & Juliet

  • Catherine in Natalie Weir’s Wuthering Heights

  • Hippolyta/Titania in Francois Klaus’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream

  • Mathilde Kschessinska and Odette in François Klaus’s Swan Lake

  • Blanche in François Klaus's A Streetcar Named Desire

  • Nils Christe’s Short Dialogues

Did you know?

  • Clare couldnt do the splits under she was 10 years old. Now she can penchée!

  • Clare enjoys painting and has painted several images of Queensland Ballet dancers.

  • Clare loves space, she spends her spare time watching space documentaries (while sewing pointe shoes)

  • Clare recently celebrated 10 years with Queensland Ballet.