As an Adelaide-born dancer, Margaret Illmann's extensive biography is dazzling simply for the acclaim accorded to her abiding status as a principal ballerina across three continents, with the Australian Ballet, National Ballet of Canada, Berlin's Staats and Deutsch Oper, New York City Ballet and most recently, Vienna Staatsoper, to mention a few!

But perhaps more significantly, considering her current turn towards physiotherapy, is the multiplicity of experiences that trajectory has enabled her to encompass. Few are the great names of classical and contemporary ballet that do not appear in her repertoire list.

Now Margaret’s life moves towards using her physical, psychological and balletic knowledge towards not just teaching, coaching and adjudicating but into the anatomical world of physiotherapy. Experiencing now from both sides…

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