Teri Crilly —

Teri Crilly
Company Dancer

Teri was born in Bunbury, Western Australia. She received her early ballet training from Allegonda Deppe at The Ballet School in Western Australia. 

Teri completed the National Theatre Ballet School’s Advanced Diploma of Arts (Classical) course, in which she won the Kathleen Gorham Perpetual Award for the Most Outstanding Student in 2006. She then spent a year performing at Tokyo Disney Resort in Japan before accepting a three month contract with the Australian Ballet’s Out There School Program.

Teri was a guest dancer in Queensland Ballet’s production of The Nutcracker in 2007, and entered the Company’s Professional Year program in January 2008.

In August 2008, Teri was offered and accepted a contract as a Trainee Dancer with Queensland Ballet, and was promoted to Company Dancer in 2009. Teri was selected by Australian dance critics as a Dancer to Watch in January 2012. 

Repertoire highlights

  • Clara in Francois Klaus’s The Nutcracker

  • Bluebird pas de deux in Francois Klaus’s The Sleeping Beauty

  • Louise Deleur's Morning Star

  • Cygnet in Francois Klaus’s Swan Lake

  • Nils Christe’s SYNC

  • Nils Christe’s Fearful Symmetries

  • Kitri in Francois Klaus’s Don Quixote

  • White Rabbit Francois Klaus’s Alice in Wonderland

Did you know?

  • Teri performed as Snow White and Wendy at Tokyo Disney
  • Teri has a dog named Peanut; she is a you Poodle/Pomeranian (a Pomapoo!)