Soloist with the Dutch National Ballet. Guestteacher at Summerschool Den Haag in 2022
According to his parents, Jared Wright could dance before he could walk, so his mother soon took him to the local dance school in Brisbane, Australia. When he was fourteen, he was accepted for The Australian Ballet School in Melbourne. Following his training, he danced with The Australian Ballet and Queensland Ballet, only to decide after two and a half years that he wanted to see more of the world. After a stopover in Berlin, he ended up in Amsterdam in 2010, after his dance teacher advised him to audition for Dutch National Ballet.
Soloist Dutch National Ballet
In 2014, Jared returned to his native country to perform as a guest dancer with The Dancers Company. After two years, he traded Australia for Amsterdam again, where he rejoined Dutch National Ballet as a soloist. Shortly after his return from Australia, he created the ballet Loud for the annual choreography workshop New Moves.
Jared was promoted to soloist in 2016. and went on to dance solo roles in works like Paquita, Cinderella, Ted Brandsen’s Carmen and William Forsythe’s The Second Detail.
Nominated Outstanding performance
The British dance magazine Dance Europe nominated Jared in October 2020 in its Critics’ Choice, in the category ‘Outstanding performance by a male dancer’.