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Alumnus Remi Wörtmeyer announced as BalletMet Artistic Director!

by The Australian Ballet School |

We are thrilled to share that esteemed alumnus and 2001 graduate, Remi Wörtmeyer, has been appointed Artistic Director of BalletMet in Columbus, Ohio, USA!

Adelaide-born, Remi’s incredible journey began at The Australian Ballet School, followed by performances with The Australian Ballet in Melbourne and The American Ballet Theatre in New York. In 2010 he joined The Dutch National Ballet as a grand sujet and quickly rose to prominence, promoted to soloist the following year and principal dancer in 2013.

Remi's accolades include the Walter Burke Award (2005), silver at the 8th Asian Pacific International Ballet Competition (2001), the Alexandra Radius Prize (2013), the Audience Award at the Dance Open Festival in St. Petersburg (2014), and the Mr. Expressivity title at the same festival in 2016. In addition to his impressive dance and choreography career, Wörtmeyer has also shined as a Jewellery Designer and Runway Director at Paris Fashion Week for the sustainable couture brand RVDK.

We are incredibly proud of Remi and his outstanding achievements, and we know he will bring his exceptional talent and vision to BalletMet. Read the full press release by BalletMet.