JASON CARTER
Soloist

Born in Central Queensland, Australia, Jason started dancing when he was 5. He trained under the tutelage of Sandra Pincham in the RAD syllabus. Jason was accepted into the New Zealand School of Dance for the classical course in 2008 and started his training at the school in 2009. He appeared in a range of performances by the school including Company B by Paul Taylor, Napoli, Evening Songs and Continuo. He graduated at the end of 2011 and joined SDT as an apprentice in January 2012. He was promoted to Artist in September 2012.

His repertoire highlights include Albrecht in Giselle, Benvolio in Romeo and Juliet, Shepherd and Spanish in The Nutcracker, Gamache in Don Quixote, Puss in boots in Sleeping Beauty, Spanish in Swan Lake (2015, 2019), Paquita pas de trios, Phlegmatic in The Four Temperaments.

He also performed in Linea Adora, Another Energy, Sync, Organ Concerto, Symphony in Three Movements, Fearful Symmetries, Zin!, Incomparable Beauty, Shadow’s Edge, Swipe, Lamberena, 4Seasons, Jabula, Theme and Variations, Rubies, Allegro Brillante, Serenade, Double Contrasts, Shubert Symphony, Bournonville Divertissements (Folk Tale pas de sept and Tarantella), Raymonda Divertissments, Opus 25, Age of Innocence, The Winds of Zephyrus, 13th Heaven, Piano Concerto No.2, Opus 102, Sticks and Stones, Midnight Waltzes, Blue Snow, Zer0 and the Peter & Blue children’s ballet series.

Jason was promoted to Soloist in January 2017.

Interview with Jason