Steven McRae is an Australian ballet and tap dancer who is performing as a principal dancer at The Royal Ballet in London, England.
Being one of the best ballet dancers, he has been honored with several awards, including the 2006 Emerging Male Artist (Classical) and the 2011 Best Male Dancer awards at the Critics' Circle National Dance Awards. Additionally, he was named Young Australian Achiever in the UK by the Australian Day Foundation.
Steven McRae's Bio: Age
Steven McRae was born on 19th December 1985 in Sydney, Australia. He attended The Royal Ballet School on a Prix de Lausanne scholarship in 2003 and graduated into The Royal Ballet in 2004.
Wife & Children
Steven McRae is married to Elizabeth Harrod. Together, the couple is blessed with three kids.
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He and Elizabeth met each other while training at the Royal Ballet School in London. The couple engaged in Australia in 2010 and tied the knot at Somerset House, London, on 13th August 2011.
Steven McRae with his wife and children on 8th December 2019 (Source: Steven McRae's Instagram)
Three years later, Steven and his spouse Elizabeth welcomed their first baby, a daughter named Audrey, on 4th December 2014. Furthermore, they expanded their family with two sons named Frederick Charles McRae (born on 5th November 2016) and Rupert George McRae (born on 31st August 2019).
Who Is His Wife?
Elizabeth Harrod is currently a Soloist at The Royal Ballet in London, England.
She was born in Lincoln, Lincolnshire, UK. She began dancing at the age of six at the Skelton Hooper School of Dance and Theatre, Hull. She went to The Royal Ballet School as a Junior Associate and graduated into the Norwegian National Ballet in 2004. Moreover, she has also done a diploma in nutrition.
Later, Elizabeth joined The Royal Ballet in 2007 as an artist, became First Artist in 2008 and Soloist in 2013.
Cats & Other Works (Career)
Steven McRae's works with The Royal Ballet include all the classical repertory and leading roles in works by choreographers like Frederick Ashton, David Bintley, William Forsythe, and Wayne McGregor. Until now, he has played several roles at The Royal Ballet, including Magician/Mad Hatter in Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Jack in Sweet Violets, Sandman in Hansel and Gretel, and Emble in The Age of Anxiety.
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Additionally, Steven has also starred in several movies as an actor. In 2009's film, Acis and Galatea, portrayed the role of a dancer and the same year he characterized the role of Suga Plum Fairy's Prince in The Nutcracker.
In 2012, he appeared as Casino in the movie Stealing Las Vegas, and in 2013, he worked in the short film, The Whole Nine Meters. Two years later, in 2015, he played Kenny in short, Grimm Day, and in 2016, he performed The Creature in the TV movie, Frankenstein from the Royal Ballet.
In 2019, he was cast in the role of Skimbleshanks in the Universal Pictures and Working Title's feature film, Cats, which was a film adaptation of the musical of the same name based on Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats by TS Eliot. In the film, Steven portrays an older ginger tabby cat who considers himself a very important individual within the tribe. His main role includes working on the mail trains traveling at nighttime.