Chiara Ferri

Assistant director and dancer

Chiara started training in Classical Ballet with Marga Nativo in Florence and later went on to study at the “Princesse Grace” Ballet Academy in Montecarlo with Marika Besobrasova. She started her career as a professional ballet dancer in Switzerland, then moved to the UK and worked with the English National Ballet for nine years performing roles in many of the major ballet productions and touring worldwide with the Company. In 2004 she joined the ballet company in Copenhagen Denmark, dancing the Bournonville’s repertoire and also performing in Pantomimes.

For the past six years she has been teaching classical ballet to students of all ages at the Performing Arts school in Auckland NZ and working as Ballet Mistress for the Royal New Zealand Ballet. More recently she has been teaching and examing at The Australian Conservatoire of Ballet and at affliated school Melbourne Studio of Ballet.

Chiara has danced in four programmes by Dancebourne Arts - Pointe, Line & Surface 2015, Balance 2016, Godai 2017, Viva 2018 and toured with the company to the Florence Dance Festival (Italy) 2018. We are delighted to announce that Chiara will perform in all upcoming 2022 programmes.