There’s no denying that Benedicte Bemet is a particularly bright star of The Australian Ballet. At only 25, the senior artist has already danced some of ballet’s most iconic roles, winning audiences and critics with her youthful physicality and skilled storytelling.

The Nutcracker Benedicte Bemet as Clara in The Nutcracker. Photo © Jeff Busby

A conversation with the ballerina turns out to be equally charming. Bemet is disarmingly grounded – candid about her fears,...

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