Rian Thompson —

Rian Thompson
Company Dancer

Rian was born in Mackay. He began his ballet training at the age of fifteen at Theatre Arts Mackay and studied a range of performing arts including drama, tap, jazz and music theatre.

In 2009, Rian was accepted into Queensland Ballet’s Professional Year program. Rian became a Trainee Dancer in 2011 and in 2012 he was promoted to Company Dancer.

Repertoire highlights

  • Russian in Francois Klaus’s The Nutcracker

  • Balin in Francois Klaus’s King Arthur & the Tales of Camelot

Did you know?

  • Rian earned a Distinction for Grade 8 Piano and has an Associate Diploma in Musical Theatre.
  • Rian’s perfect Sunday afternoon is sharing a beer with friends.