Nadia Thompson was trained in Australia by her mother Frances Davis Thompson, and graduated from the Royal Ballet School after winning the bronze medal at the Adeline Genee Awards. Before moving to the United States and to Boston Ballet, she worked with Sadler's Wells Royal Ballet, Northern Ballet Theatre and London City Ballet, performing for such dignitaries as HRH Princess Diana, Princess Margaret, the Duchess of York, and Her Majesty the Queen at the Royal Command Performance.
Ms. Thompson has danced principal roles in Swan Lake, Giselle, The Sleeping Beauty, The Nutcracker, Coppelia, Don Quixote and Abdallah. A vast Balanchine repertoire includes Russian and Elegy in Serenade, Principal Lady in Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto #2, Divertimento #15, Tchaikovsky Pas De Deux, Mozartiana, Rubies and Choleric in The Four Temperaments.
Ms. Thompson has worked as a guest teacher with Trey McIntyre Project, White Oak, Colorado Ballet, Boston Ballet, Queensland Ballet, Harvard University, Wellesley College and West Australian Ballet.
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