Kayla Van Den Bogert

Kayla Van Den Bogert

Company Artist

Kayla Van Den Bogert

Introducing Kayla

Kayla was born in Lismore, New South Wales. She began dancing at the age of 3 at Karen Ireland Dance Centre, where she trained until 2018. One year later, she joined the Pre Professional Program at Queensland Ballet Academy, and is now a Young Artist within the company.  

 

Repertoire Highlights 

  • Ben Stevenson’s Nutcracker and Cinderella  
  • Sir Kenneth MacMillan’s Romeo and Juliet  

 

Professional Accolades  

  • Candidate for the Prix de Lausanne in 2018 and danced in the Youth America Grand Prix New York finals the same year 
  • Finalist in the Sydney Eisteddfod, 2018.    

 

Did you know… 

Kayla’s love of dance started when her dance school would perform end of year concerts and eisteddfods. The nutcracker was the first ballet she ever saw, and she would watch the older ballerinas and wish to be like them when she grew up.   

 

“Don’t compare yourself to others because everyone is different and has their own path so just focus on yourself and don’t let anyone bring you down.”  

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We acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land on which we work and perform. Long before we performed on this land, it played host to the dance expression of our First Peoples. We pay our respects to their Elders — past, present and emerging — and acknowledge the valuable contribution they have made and continue to make to the cultural landscape of this country.

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