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Hao Bin was a former Principal Dancer at The Queensland Ballet. Before that he was a principal dancer of The National Ballet of China. He is the National First Class Performer in China.

In addition to being QDC's artistic director, Hao Bin is currently a sessional academic at Queensland University of Technology.

He was invited to be an adjudicator for the 2017 Sydney Eisteddfod Ballet Scholarship. He was also an adjudicator for the Ballet Repertoire of the Gold Coast Eisteddfod in 2017.

Hao Bin is the recipient of numerous international accolades for ballet, including a Jury Special Award at the Third Shanghai International Ballet Competition and a nomination for "Best Male Dancer of the Year" in the Prix Benois La Danse in Moscow. He was named "Most Outstanding Dancer" in Dance Australia's Critics Survey of 2011. He has lead many performances and has appeared at many international ballet galas includes John Cranko's Dance Festival Celebration in Stuttgart Germany in 2007, The 17th International Ballet Gala in Budapest in 2009, The Nijinsky Gala in Hamburg and the "German Dance Award 2010" in Essen in 2010, The Dance Salad Festival at the Wortham Center's Cullen Theater in Houston in 2015. He has also performed in many world-standard theatres such as The Royal Opera House, Opéra Garnier, The Bolshoi Theatre of Russia, The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Hamburg State Opera, and the Arts Centre Melbourne.

He has danced many major and leading roles in story ballet such as Le Corsaire, Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella, Giselle, Raymonda, Don Quixote, Swan Lake, Coppelia, Romeo and Juliet, King Arthur etc. He has performed leading roles in new classic ballet repertoires including Carmae, Pink Floyd, Who Cares, The Four Temperaments, Serenade, Five Poems, Beethoven's 7th Symphony, In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated and Kazimir's Colors. He has performed the leading roles in the Chinese ballet Peony Pavilion and many others.


Don Quixote

Queensland Ballet, 2012


Queensland Ballet's Cinderella. Pilbeam Theatre Saturday 11 October 2014.

Swan Lake

With Meng Ning Ning


Queensland Ballet with Natasha Kusch, 2013


John Cranko Ballet, Beijing, 2009


Opéra Garnier, Paris, 2009

La Sylphide

QPAC, 2015

La Sylphide

Rehearsal at Royal Ballet Covent Garden, 2015

Peony Pavilion



Rehearsal with Ben Stevens, 2013

Queensland Ballet, "Ballet Men"

"...find out how our male dancers are preparing for the highly challenging, technical performances in François Klaus' Don Quixote.", 2012

Giselle Act 2: Meng Ningning and Hao Bin


Francois Klaus reflects on time as Artistic Director

Francois Klaus reflects on time as Artistic Director and Chief Choreographer of Queensland Ballet (1998 - 2012) as the Company prepares for Francois's last ballet for the Company - The Sleeping Beauty, 2012

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