Hannah Galway

Seconde soliste

Hannah Galway

Hannah Galway. Photo par Karolina Kuras.

En bref

Lieu de naissance : Comox, British Columbia
Formation : École nationale de ballet du Canada
Au BNC depuis : 2017
Seconde soliste depuis : 2020

Hannah Galway is sponsored through Dancers First by Alison & Alan Schwartz.


Cinq choses à savoir

  1. 1At the age of 13, Hannah left her hometown on Vancouver Island to train at Canada’s National Ballet School, where she fell in love with art history and visual art. She still enjoys painting in her free time.
  2. 2In 2016, she performed at the Holland Dance Festival to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Holland by Canadian soldiers in World War II. She also performed in Hamburg that year to celebrate the 20th anniversary of John Neumeier’s Yondering.
  3. 3Hannah became interested in choreography as a student. In 2017, she created Handling for Assemblée Internationale, an international performance series established by Canada’s National Ballet School.
  4. 4In 2020, she created a featured role in the world premiere of Crystal Pite Angels’ Atlas, a powerful work about the fragility and beauty of human existence.
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  6. Hannah’s repertoire includes The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude, The Sleeping Beauty, Giselle, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Romeo and Juliet, Anna Karenina, The Merry Widow, The Dream, Paquita, Emergence, Petite Mort, Chaconne and Paz de la Jolla, among other works.


Ballets préférés

  1. 1Onéguine
  2. 2La Sylphide
  3. 3Serenade
  4. 4Bella Figura (Jiří Kylián)
  6. 5Angels' Atlas





The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude
“Hannah Galway is dynamite with the details of the quick allegro.”
— The Globe and Mail

“Newcomer Hannah Galway, who just joined the corps de ballet last year … looked confident and brought attack and impressive extensions to her dancing.”
–  DanceViewTimes.com


Prix d’excellence des mécènes (2020, 2019)
RBC Emerging Artist Award (2018)
Peter Dwyer Scholarship (2017)
Christopher Ondaatje Ballet Prize (2017)
Woman’s Art Association of Canada Scholarship, The Josephine Harper Award (2012)

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