Lucy Balfour delivers consistently dynamic and spirited performances.
Classically trained, Lucy graduated from the International
in 2002 and joined Royal New Zealand Ballet in 2003.
Her role as Lady Capulet in Romeo & Juliet 2008 was
described as “riveting and
“spine-tingling”. Her role as lead gypsy in Don Quixote in 2008 was
labelled “deliciously irreverent”. In the 2010 From Here to There season, Lucy
performed lead roles in A Song in the
Dark and A Million Kisses to
My Skin; reviewer Sheryl Robinson said, “[Lucy] sets the tone of the work with her extension
and graceful athleticism.”
recently, Lucy performed the role of Lady Florine, the cat, alongside Shannon
Dawson in The Meridian Season of The Sleeping
Beauty. The National Business Review described the pair’s comic genius as
“adding whimsical humour to the dance, providing a delightful sense of