Richard Leader


Ex-professional soloist, choreographer, ballet company director, trainer & assistant


Trained at the prestigious Royal Ballet School and finished his final years at the contemporary college of dance, Rambert.


A classical ballet soloist and contemporary dancer engaged in European dance companies over a successful 15 year career in dance. After his career as a classical ballet dancer he became an internationally known company trainer, choreographer and assistant ballet company director. Worked in Broadway musical productions in the USA, and in the West End Berlin, as well as working in TV and film productions. Richard has a wide range of professional choreographies to his name and worked as a contemporary dancer for the renowned Jochen Ulrich.


When Richard retired from professional theatre he became a dance professor for various Dance Universities and schools including the State Music & Dance Schools of Austria and became senior teacher for the ‘Dance and Young Dancers Project’ for the Austrian government & Vienna State Opera Ballet school. Since emigrating to Australia in 2006 Richard has worked for many large dance schools in the ACT & NSW and is co-director of The Dance Centre Pty Ltd.

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