Nicola began taking dance classes at Promenade Dance Studio (Brisbane, Australia) when she was 4 years old and started ballet lessons at the age of 8. She practiced ballet, contemporary, jazz, tap, and acrobatics before finding her love for classical ballet. At the age of 13 she transferred to Classical Coaching Australia to train full time. When she was 16 years old, she moved to Amsterdam to continue her ballet education at the Dutch National Ballet Academy, from which she will graduate in 2022. During her studies Nicola performed in Dutch National Ballet’s productions of The Nutcracker and the Mouseking and Giselle.
Gregory left his hometown at the age of 12 to pursue his studies abroad, and earned full scholarships to prominent ballet schools such as Canada’s National Ballet School, Cuban National Ballet School, Miami City Ballet School and San Francisco Ballet School. At The National Ballet of Canada, Gregory was given the opportunity to perform as Misha in James Kudelka’s The Nutcracker. During his training at San Francisco Ballet School, he performed in many renowned ballets such as Christoper Wheeldon’s Cinderella and Helgi Tomasson’s Nutcracker, Don Quixote, and Sleeping Beauty.
After starting his career as a professional dancer with the San Francisco Ballet, Gregory joins the Junior Company of Dutch National Ballet this season.
With Dutch National Ballet since:
Place of birth:
Career with Dutch National Ballet:
Junior Company (2021)
Classical Coaching Australia (Brisbane), Dutch National Ballet Academy (Amsterdam)