Luke Dimattina —

Luke Dimattina
Young Artist

Birthplace

Melbourne, Victoria

Age started dancing

Four

Training

Stapleton’s Dance Academy, Victorian College of the Arts Secondary School, Queensland Ballet Pre-Professional program

Queensland Ballet 

Jette Parker Young Artist 2018

Favourite roles

Chinese dance in Ben Stevenson’s The Nutcracker

Repertoire includes

  • Ben Stevenson’s Swan Lake and The Nutcracker
  • Tim Harbour’s Volante 
  • Garry Stewart’s Currently Under Investigation
  • Joseph Mazilier’s Paquita Pas de trois

Dance inspiration

Dancing every day at the Queensland Ballet, I’m constantly surrounded by many talented professional dancers. Their technical finesse is a credit to the work behind the dancers they are and inspiring in a way that pushes myself as a younger dancer to eventually reach such a high standard.

Awards and achievements

  • Awarded RAD Solo Seal
  • Finalist in the Sydney Eisteddfod Ballet Scholarship
  • Won 1st place in the Victorian Ballet Teacher’s Workshop
  • Paul Hammond foundation section 2015 and 2016