Serena Green

Serena Green

Dance Adjudicator - Classical

NSW, QLD

Education/Training

Serena grew up in Sydney, training in all styles of dance under The British Ballet Organisation at Macquarie Dancers with Lisa-Maree and Elizabeth Derby.

After being introduced to Allan Cross and Josephine Jason, Serena was offered a scholarship to The McDonald College Performing Arts and a position in the Premier State Ballet Youth Company. Performing the lead roles in Sleeping Beauty and Swan Lake.

In 2009, Serena was awarded the Female Scholarship in McDonald’s Performing Arts Challenge (SydneyEisteddfod), Ballet Scholarship (16-19). At 17, then moved to London, after receiving a scholarship to The English National Ballet School. https://www.enbschool.org.uk/

Performance/Work Experience

At English National Ballet School, Serena was given the opportunity to work with English National Ballet Company in their season of Nutcracker in 2011.

Serena travelled around Europe auditioning and taking class with many different companies and upon graduation, moved to Brno, Czech Republic after receiving a full contract to Národnídivadlo Brno (National Theatre Brno) https://www.ndbrno.cz/ where she worked for nearly five years, performing Principal/Soloist roles and touring through Germany, Slovakia and Italy.

In 2017, Serena joined Queensland Ballet https://www.queenslandballet.com.au under Li Cunxin and was promoted to First Artist in 2019. After nearly six years with Queensland Ballet, Serena retired in April 2023 performing ‘Myrtha, Queen of the Willis’ in Queensland Ballet’s production of Giselle.

Career Highlights

She has performed works by Jiri Kylian, Kenneth MacMillian, George Balanchine, and worked with world renowned teachers and choreographers. Serena has performed numerous soloist and principal roles, her favourites Snow Queen in The Nutcracker, Big Swans in Swan Lake, Shades Pas de Trio in La Bayadere, Lead Harlot in Romeo and Juliet, Dark Angel and Russian Girl in Serenade.

Adjudicating/Work Experience

Over the last two years, Serena has adjudicated with The Sydney Eisteddfod, through General Manager, Annette Brown in sections of Classical Ballet, Contemporary, Lyrical and Demi Character of various age groups. As well as, gaining experience examining in house dance studio examinations.

Serena works with a variety of dance schools and dance students through her own business, SMG Artistry https://www.smgartistry.com.au/ coaching Classical Ballet, Stage Makeup Workshops and Clinical Pilates Coaching.

After growing up in the dance industry and experiencing 11 years of dancing professionally in the Classical Ballet Industry in Australia and Europe, I believe I have the experience and knowledge to be a successful adjudicator and provide motivating feedback to inspire the next generation of dancers.

Contact

Phone: 0435 134 216

Email: smg.artistry@outlook.com