Tracey Carrodus

Tracey Carrodus

Brisbane born Tracey Carrodus trained with the Queensland Ballet School and received an Associate Diploma in Dance from the Queensland University of Technology. She spent six years dancing with Brisbane-based Expressions Dance Company before joining Sydney Dance Company in 1996 where she was Principal for nearly 14 years. Her high profile in the Arts has been publicly rewarded (2008 – Critics’ Choice Award – Nominated for Best Female Dancer five times; 2006 – Australian Dance Award – Nominated for Best Female Dancer for Grand and Cut; 2005 – Australian Green Room Awards – Nominated for Outstanding Performance by an Individual for Grand; 2004 – Helpmann Awards – Nominated for Best Female Dancer for Shades of Gray; 2003 – MO Awards – Nominated for Dance Performer of the Year for Tivoli, Critics’ Choice Award – Winner for the Most Outstanding Artist/Dancer of the Year; 2002 – MO Awards – Winner for Dance Performer of the Year for Tivoli, Australian Green Room Awards – Nominated for Outstanding Performance by an Individual for Tivoli; 2001 – Australian Dance Awards – Winner of Outstanding Performance in a Stage Musical for Tivoli, Nominated for Outstanding Performance by an individual for Tivoli; 1999 – Australian Green Room Awards – Nominated for Outstanding Performance by an Individual for Salome; 1998 – Alumni Awards – Winner for The Performing Arts for Salome, Australian Green Room Awards – Nominated for Outstanding Performance by an Individual for Salome, Helpmann Awards – Nominated for Best Female Dancer for Salome). Tracey has performed extensively throughout the world during her 20 year career.

Tracey has completed a Bachelor of Business degree, majoring in Advanced Marketing and Public Relations, a Diploma in Export Management and a Diploma in Market Research through the University of Southern Queensland.

Since retiring at the end of 2007 Tracey has been teaching and coaching Professionals and Pre-Professionals in Classical Ballet and Contemporary Technique at Sydney Dance Company, Expressions, Queensland Ballet, QUT, 2ballerinas, Ausdance and The Australian Opera. Her greatest achievement is being a Mum to her daughter and son.

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