Ebony Pluess began her training at the age of 3, at Ecole Ballet and Dance Theatre in Sydney. She continued her training here along with training at The Channel Elite Training and Atkinson’s Dance Academy for the duration of her schooling career. Whilst doing so she completed her RAD Classical Ballet Exams, up to and including Advanced 1. She competed in a range of eisteddfods and competitions nationally, in styles ranging from Ballet, Contemporary, Tap, Cheerleading, Jazz and Musical Theatre achieving 1st place at many. Furthermore, she achieved the role of Dance Vice Captain in 2019 and Dance Captain in 2020 at Oxford Falls Grammar School.
Ebony danced for Dance Moore Choreography, directed and choreographed by Shelley Moore, for the DMC Studio Suite of films. She further worked as a backup dancer for music artist Willaris K. at Beyond the Valley Music Festival Melbourne and Lost Paradise Music Festival Sydney, in works choreographed by Sari Ferreira and directed by Su:Ku:Ya. Following this she worked with the 411, in the concept video ‘Four One Once Upon a Time’, working closely with choreographer Shivawn Joubert and Ashleigh Tavares, alongside Blake John Wood and Paris Cavanagh.
Ebony has furthered her training in a range of both international and national intensive programs. These include programs at Australian Ballet School, New Zealand School of Dance, The McDonald College, Sydney Dance Company and Brent Street, where she worked with a plethora of internationally renowned teachers, choreographers and dancers to further expand her knowledge and love of the artform.
Recently, Ebony has completed her Certificate IV in Dance at Ev&Bow Full Time Dance Training Centre, working closely with Sarah Boulter and numerous other incredibly talented teachers to further develop and strengthen her skills for the industry. Specifically, developing works with Lucy Doherty, Juliette Barton, Neale Whittaker and Sher Manu.
Currently, Ebony is completing her Bachelor of Arts (Dance) at Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts. Daily she works with Western Australia’s most renowned artists and technicians, in particular Sue Peacock, Kynan Hues and Justin Rutzou. Recently, she worked closely in creating works with Scott Galbraith and Rhiana Katz.