Supported By: Wesfarmers Arts
From: Christchurch, New Zealand
Training: New Zealand School of Dance
Emma-Rose Barrowclough is a Young Artist with West Australian Ballet.
Born in Christchurch, New Zealand, Emma-Rose trained with Anna Lee and Anneliese Gilberd before moving to Wellington to join the New Zealand School of Dance full-time at the age of 16.
Emma-Rose’s accomplishments include the training programme for the Royal New Zealand Ballet, entry into the Genée International Ballet Competition in Sydney in 2016 and a tuition scholarship to study at Canada’s National Ballet School in Toronto.
Emma Rose’s repertoire includes Jiří Bubeníček’s Dance Gallantries, George Balanchine’s Allegro Brillante, Kenneth MacMillan’s Concerto, Anna-Marie Holmes’ production of Paquita and Helgi Tomasson’s Meistens Mozart.
After graduating from the New Zealand School of Dance with a Diploma in Dance Performance, Emma-Rose joined West Australian Ballet as a Young Artist in 2018 and performed in Genesis, Dina Bjorn’s La Sylphide, Krzysztof Pastor’s Dracula and The Nutcracker alongside the company artists. This year she has performed in Greg Horsman’s La Bayadere and is looking forward to the rest of the inspiring seasons with the company.