Australian dancer Brayden Gallucci joined The Royal Ballet’s Aud Jebsen Young Dancers Programme from the start of the 2019/20 Season and was promoted to Artist in 2020.
Gallucci was born in Newcastle, Australia and began dancing locally at the age of three. Before joining The Royal Ballet Upper School he trained full time with Hilary Kaplan and Archibald McKenzie at The Alegria School of Ballet.
Awards and competitions include the final of the 2016 Prix de Lausanne, silver medal at the 2016 Genée International Ballet Competition (now Fonteyn International Ballet Competition), and the Gailene Stock Award for Most Promising Student while at The Royal Ballet School in 2018.
Roles while at the school included in The Conservatory, Concerto, The Sleeping Beauty, Multiplicity, Paquita, and featured in Ashley Page’s Untied, Undone.
Professional performances while a student included dancing with The Royal Ballet in La Bayadère, Don Quixote and The Firebird.