HerStory

Margaret ILLMANN

Born: 9/12/1965

Special Achievements:

Australian Principal Ballerina in Canada, New York, Europe, and on Broadway for which she was awarded The Theatre Word Award as Best Actress on Broadway, Fred Astaire Award Best Dancer on Broadway, and a New York Drama Desk nomination.  Canadian television made specials about her work, and she was presented with the main European Critics awards including Benois de la Danse.  The Australian Ballet School awarded her an Honory Diploma Dance, 2013, and she is an Honourable Member Cecchetti Australia/Face of Cecchetti Australia.

Additional Information:

Educated Annesley College, Adelaide, head prefect and state debating captain.
South Australia Young Achievers award and Pommery scholarship.
Trained at the Australian Ballet and Paris Opera Ballet Schools; danced with The Australian Ballet 1985-1989, National Ballet of Canada 1989-1996, Stuttgart 1996-1997, Berlin 1999-2002, Australian Ballet 2003, Vienna 2003-2005.
Guest NYCB, Hamburg, Dresden, Milan, Rome, Naples, ENB.  Danced at many Royal galas including the Wedding Gala of Prince Fredrik and Mary née Donaldson dancing Juliet with the Royal Danish Ballet.
Coordinated/lecturer Ballet department WAAPA 2005-07.
Degree in Teaching/Assessment and Business/Marketing, Bachelor of Physiotherapy, Notre Dame University, Perth, 2012.
Currently guest coach, adjudicator, and physiotherapist.


Resources

  • Image - Margaret Illmann

    Image courtesy of Margaret Illmann


  • Image - Margaret Illmann

    Image courtesy of Margaret Illmann


  • Image - Margaret Illmann

    Image courtesy of Margaret Illmann