Sophie Jones


Sophie grew up in Angourie NSW, and trained with Adele Lewis School of Dance. At the age of 14 she moved to Burleigh Heads, Queensland to begin full time ballet training and further her studies with Prudence Bowen Atelier. After extensive years of training she received a traineeship with the Joffrey Ballet in Chicago and moved overseas. Whilst in Chicago she worked with numerous choreographers and performed Etudes by Harald Lander, and George Balanchine’s Serenade.

After discovering an interest in contemporary dance, Sophie completed her diploma and advanced diploma with Sydney dance company Pre Professional Year in 2020 and 2021. She had the opportunity to perform works by Holly Doyle, Omer Backley-Astrachan, Jessica Goodfellow and Rafael Bonchela’s 6 Breaths.

Sophie joined Sydney Dance Company as a Trainee in January 2022, supported by the David and Fee Hancock Foundation.