Sarah Thompson —

Sarah Thompson
Company Dancer

Sarah was born on the Gold Coast and began dancing under Yvonne Brittain at the age of five.

In 2007, Sarah completed two years of full-time dance training at the Queensland Dance School of Excellence where she received the Charles Lisner Memorial Scholarship.

She was offered a place in Queensland Ballet’s Professional Year Program where she performed in many productions including The Nutcracker, Swan Lake and The Sleeping Beauty where she performed the Miettes fairy solo. In 2008, Sarah was awarded the Patricia MacDonald Bursary.

Sarah joined Queensland Ballet as a Trainee Dancer in January 2010 and was promoted to Company Dancer in 2011. 

Repertoire highlights

  • Princess in Francois Klaus’s The Little Mermaid

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

  • Leading Swan in Francois Klaus’s Swan Lake

  • Myrtha in Ai-Gul Gaisina's Giselle

  • Winter Fairy in Ben Stevenson's Cinderella

  • Sugar Plum Fairy in Ben Stevenson's The Nutcracker

  • Arabian in Ben Stevenson's The Nutcracker

Did you know?

  • Sarah has six sisters, her sister Mia Thompson is also in the Company.
  • Sarah like classic rock music, her favourite band is The Kinks.
  • In her time off Sarah likes to rollerblade.