Geraldine Lett

Head of Aspire - Elite Classical Ballet Extension Program

Miss Geraldine is a professional artist; dancer, teacher, choreographer and rehearsal coach. She was amongst the first 100 students to study at the Victorian College of the
Arts secondary school upon it’s opening. Her studies continued at the Australian Ballet school and then The West Australian Academy of Performing Arts, where she received a Bachelor in Performing Arts. As a performer Geraldine has both danced and choreographed for the West Australian Ballet Company, the One Extra Dance and Theatre Company, The Cologne Dance Company, the Bonn Opera House Germany, The Opera de la Monnaie in Brussels and The Australian Opera. The first piece she choreographed as a young artist, ‘Whaling’ was bought and performed by the West Australian Ballet Company. She has worked and studied with multiple artists and teachers such as Anne Woolliams, Lucette Aldous, Noelle Shader, Reyes de Lara, Kai Tai Chan, Kim Walker, Barry Moreland and Jochin Ullrich. Geraldine has been a scholarship recipient at the American Dance festival and danced as soloist for Maggie Willson’s duet piece received from a Victorian Art’s Grant. She has also worked as soloist and choreographer of The Seven Deadly Sins, playing opposite the renowned Anja Silja in the Brussels Opera House: Theatre de La Monnaie. Geraldine has danced and taught internationally for most of her life and has had many unique roles created for her. At the conclusion of her dancing professionally, she became Lecturer and Choreographer in Contemporary Dance at Cologne’s professional School of Dance and Music in Germany.

In 2005 Geraldine returned to Melbourne to continue her teaching in the areas of classical ballet, pointe and variations, contemporary dance, private coaching and mentoring, as well as choreography, as both a freelance artist and staff member. She works as teacher and Ballet Mistress for The Victorian State Ballet Company, The Victorian State Youth Company and pre-professional course, as well as sharing her knowledge and love of dance with students at Transit Dance, where she teaches both the Diploma, Origins Youth courses and High School Academy.

Geraldine has been part of the Rain & Lucky team since 2019 and in 2024 is very excited to be heading the Aspire Elite Classical Ballet Extension Program.