Claire Voss

Claire Voss was born in France and began dancing at the age of 4 years old. At 14 she left home to study her craft and eventually become a professional Ballerina.

She studied at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris, and later at the Pôle National de Danse Rosella Hightower.

She moved to London at 18 to join Ballet Central, with whom she toured around the United Kingdom and graduated with a Bachelors of Arts with First Class Honours in Dance from Kent University.

Her career took off in 2006 when she was invited to join Dortmund Ballet in Germany. After leaving Germany, Claire had the pleasure to work as a Demi-Soloist at other esteemed ballet institutions such as Zurich Ballet in Switzerland and Finnish National Ballet before finishing her career on stage in 2022 at West Australian Ballet.

She has performed work by world renowned choreographers such as William Forsythe, George Balanchine, Hans Van Manen and Johan Inger, while also interpreting principal roles like the Sugar Plum Fairy in The Nutcracker, Myrtha in Giselle, Walking Mad by Johan Inger, Little Monsters by Demis Volpi and The Wife in Blood Wedding from Cathy Marson.

Her experience extends to choreography. Claire has choreographed multiple pieces on the dancers of West Australian Ballet such as Simplicity (2018) which was performed in Perth at Ballet at the Quarry, as well as in Shanghai, A Thousand times goodnight (2020), Don’t tell me who I am (2021), and The Nymph of Diana (2022). She also has experience developing bespoke choreographies for events such as the Rotary Club’s annual New Years Eve concert and F-Secure commercials.

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