The Dancers

Jamie Delmonte

Jamie Delmonte Jamie Delmonte. Photo credit: Stephen A’Court. COPYRIGHT ©Stephen A’Court

Jamie Delmonte was born in Brisbane to New Zealand parents and started ballet at the age of three. When he was 14 he moved to Melbourne to train full time at The Australian Ballet School, graduating as School Captain in 2018.

While a student he performed with The Australian Ballet in the corps de ballet for Coppélia and The Merry Widow. During 2019 he was a Jette Parker Young Artist with Queensland Ballet, performing in iconic works including Jiří Kylián’s Soldier’s Mass and Balanchine’s Serenade, as well as the company’s new choreography season for young and emerging artists, Synergy.

Jamie joined the RNZB as a guest dancer for Hansel & Gretel by Loughlan Prior in September 2019 and subsequently joined the company as one of two inaugural Friedlander Foundation Scholars in 2020. In 2020 he performed roles including Puss in Boots in The Sleeping Beauty. Jamie was promoted to company member in 2021. His performances this year will include a solo role in The Soldier’s Tale, presented in association with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, with choreography by RNZB Choreographer in Residence Shaun James Kelly.

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Dancer Credits

The Sleeping Beauty

Puss in Boots

The Sleeping Beauty