Edward Pope

Melbourne, Australia
Queensland Ballet
Supported by
Wesfarmers Arts
Born in Melbourne Australia, Edward began his classical training with Beth Caballero before commencing full time training at The Victorian College of the Arts Secondary School and was selected to compete in the Cecchetti International Ballet Competition in the USA, where he was a finalist. Edward was also awarded the National Council Winner of the Australian Cecchetti Bursary Award.


In 2016, Edward began with the Queensland Ballet in the Pre Professional Program. Since joining the program Edward has performed with the Company in various roles such as The Chinese in Ben Stevenson’s The Nutcracker and also featured in Derek Deanes Strictly Gershwin.


Edward joined the West Australian Ballet as a Young Artist in 2018 and has performed in Milky WayBallet at the Quarry and La Sylphide. Edward is also passionate about choreography and made his choreographic debut with the company during the 2018 Genesis season.


Edward is extremely excited to join WAB as a Young Artist and looks forward to training and working with a company of such standard and reputation.