Damian Smith Biography
Damian Smith is an Australian retired ballet dancer. Smith was a principal dancer at the San Francisco Ballet. Currently is the artistic director of The National Theatre Ballet School in Melbourne.
Damian Smith Age and Birthday
Smith is 45 years old as of 2020. He was born on December 23rd, 1975 in Australia. Additionally, he celebrates his birthday on December 23rd every year.
Damian Smith Height and Weight
Damian measures a standing height of 1.90 meters which is equivalent to 6 feet 2 inches. Furthermore, he weighs 101 kilograms which is equivalent to 223 lbs. Smith also has dark brown hair as well as dark brown eyes. However, his body measurements are currently unavailable. This information is hence currently under review and will be updated as soon as it has been made publicly available.
Damian Smith Family, Parents and Siblings
A native of Newcastle, New South Wales, Damian is the youngest of six children. His mother is a teacher and took care of her children after the death of her husband. The identity of his parents as well as his siblings is currently under review and will soon be updated.
Damian Smith Dating, Wife and Children
Smith has not disclosed any information pertaining to his past nor his current relationships. This information is however currently under review and will be updated as soon as it has been made publicly available.
Damian Smith John Gidding
Damian was previously married to John Gidding. The two got married in 2013. The lovely couple met online and dated severally. Smith proposed three months later. In 2016, the two went on their separate ways. They finalized their separation in October 2018.
Damian Smith Education
The retired ballet dancer began dancing at the age of 9 after seeing a performance. He was offered free tuition from the Robyn Hick School of Dancing. Later, he trained at The McDonald College in Sydney. He accepted a scholarship to train at the School of American Ballet in New York City.
Damian Smith Career
In 1998, he joined the San Francisco Ballet. Damian was promoted to soloist in 1998 and principal dancer in 2001. His repertoire includes full-length classics, works by Frederick Ashton, Kenneth MacMillan, and George Balanchine. Additionally, he created roles with choreographers such as Helgi Tómasson and Christopher Wheeldon.
He had performed in the US, Australia, France, the UK, the Netherlands, Hong Kong, and Germany as a guest artist. Additionally, he left the San Francisco Ballet after the company’s appeance in Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris in 2014. Damian performed at several galas afterward.
In 2016, he danced his final performance in Sydney. He appeared as a guest artist with The Australian Ballet to dance Wheeldon’s After the Rain pas de deux with Robyn Hendricks. Smith is currently the artistic director of The National Theatre Ballet School in Melbourne.
Damian Smith Net Worth and Salary
Smith has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million. He has acquired the majority of his fortune from his career as a ballet dancer. However, his annual earnings are currently unavailable. This information is however currently under review and will be updated as soon as it has been made publicly available.
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