Born in Brisbane, Edward began his training under Andrew Pranger and Natalie Havas at River City Dance. In 2007 he was accepted into the Queensland Dance School of Excellence, was awarded the Cecchetti Queensland Senior Scholarship and competed in the Cecchetti Queensland Medal Test state final.
In 2008 Edward joined the New Zealand School of Dance and whilst at the school danced in many works including Antony Tudor’s Lilac Garden, Jiri Kylian’s Un Ballo, George Balanchine’s Emerald Pas de Trois and August Bournonville’s Napoli.
In 2011 Edward was invited to dance with West Australian Ballet in the annual Ballet at the Quarry season and subsequently was offered a Young Artist position for 2012. He was then promoted to full time Artist at the end of that year.