Lisa Edwards —
Lisa grew up in Dubbo, New South Wales. Lisa started dancing at the Thompson Dance Academy at the age of 5.
She graduated from The Australian Ballet School in 1999 and moved to Switzerland where she danced with the Stadttheater St. Gallen before joining the Anhaltisches Theater Dessau in Germany in 2001.
She joined the Stadttheater Koblenz, Germany, in 2003 as a guest artist in The Sleeping Beauty, Giselle and a tour of Croatia.
In 2004, after auditioning in Hamburg, Lisa joined Queensland Ballet. Lisa was promoted to Soloist in 2013.
Cinderella in Ben Stevenson's Cinderella
Sugar Plum Fairy, Snow Queen and Arabian pas de deux in Ben Stevenson's The Nutcracker
Dark Angel in Balanchine's Serenade
Giselle and Myrtha in Ai-Gul Gaisina’s (after Marius Petipa) Giselle
Fairy Godmother and Summer Fairy in Ben Stevenson's Cinderella
Lucas Jervies’ The Firebird Suite
Lilac Fairy in Francois Klaus’s The Sleeping Beauty
Hermia in Francois Klaus’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Leading swan in Francois Klaus’s Swan Lake
Nils Christe's SYNC
Kim McCarthy's Nineteen
Mario Schroeder's Erdbeermund
Micaela in Francois Klaus's Carmen
Gareth Belling's Run
Lead couple in Nicolo Fonte's Bolero
The cover of Tourism Queensland's "It's Live!" 2014/15 campaign
Did you know?
The Company loves Lisa’s gingerbread; she has been making it since 2004.
Lisa loves makeup, she has worked with our partner M.A.C Cosmetics on makeup kits for the Company.