Mia Heathcote —
Mia was born in Melbourne and trained at The Jane Moore Academy of Ballet.
She began her ballet training at the age of 4, with Anna Veretennikova. Mia joined The Australian Ballet School in 2010 and during her time there she received an Advanced Diploma of Dance, The Graeme Murphy Award for Excellence in contemporary dance and the Award for Excellence in classical ballet.
She joined Queensland Ballet as a Company Dancer in January 2014.
George Balanchine's Serenade
Sir Kenneth MacMillan's Romeo & Juliet
Tim Podesta's The Divine Comedy
Greg Horsman's Coppelia
Leigh Rowles' Without
Tim Harbours Sweedeedee for the Australian Ballets 50th Anniversary
Leigh Rowles' Tarantella
Graeme Murphy's Nutcracker, the story of Clara as the young Clara
Did you know?
- Mia loves Op-shopping and searching for antiques and vintage goods
- Mia is interested in arts, craft and design, she makes her own cards!
- Elephants are Mia's favourite animal.
What inspires you to dance?
"There are countless aspects that inspire me to dance.
Although, there is one cause of inspiration in particular that makes me feel something ultimately special, and that is the music.
When I hear a beautiful piece of music, it has the ability to affect me in a way where I feel a complete sense of elation.
It's like the music hits a trigger inside me, which transports me to another place where I'm able to express anything it may compel me to feel.
Then, when the music is bound with movement, it is just heavenly.
That, to me, is a constant source of inspiration."