Fiona was a professional dancer and has worked in some of the most prestigious companies in the world. Trained originally by Margaret Brockway and as an RAD Scholar, she then went onto train at the Royal Ballet School, before joining The Royal Ballet Company where she became a First Soloist. Here she danced numerous Soloist & Principal roles and worked with many distinguished choreographers including Sir Kenneth Macmillan, Sir Frederick Ashton, Sir Anthony Dowell, David Bintley, Jerome Robbins, Natasha Makarova, William Forsythe, Wayne Eagling, Jonathan Burrows, Andre Prokovsky, Ashley Page, Michael Clark, Nils Christie to name a few.
Her roles over her professional career have included Lise in La Fille Mal Gardee, Odette/Odile in Swan Lake, Giselle, Cinderella, Sugar-Plum Fairy in Nutcracker, Anna Karenina, Vera in Month in The Country, The Sister in My Brother, My Sisters, Homboldts Hog-nosed Skunk Flea in Still Life At The Penguin Cafe, Dorabella in Enigma Variations, Rhapsody, Don Quixote Pas De Deux, Concerto Pas De Deux, Sweethearts in Elite Syncopations, The Concert amongst many others.
Fiona was the dance critic for the highly regarded HK Arts Magazine ‘Muse’, she also had a regular monthly slot on RTHK Radio 3’s Naked Lunch, presenting “What’s on in HK”, and was an expert judge for the HK Dance Alliance Awards for three years. In 2011, she was invited to co-ordinate the first auditions in Hong Kong for the Franco Dragone Company and House of Dancing Water, Macau. Over the past couple of years, she has returned to the UK where she has been invited to teach at Ballet Rambert School in West London, The Hammond School of Performing Arts in Chester, and Kate Simmons Dance School in Cheshire.
She has been invited to judge dance competitions of all disciplines including the RAD Solo Seal exams in HK & also the Max’d Out Dance Competitions and Y Rock Festival.
During the Easter period of 2016/17/18 she was invited to be on the faculty of the Malvern Ballet Seminars. In 2016/17/18 she was invited as a judge for the Asian Grand Prix Ballet Competition in Hong Kong. Fiona was invited to teach the Hong Kong Ballet Company during May 2017, and in March 2018 taught The Israel Ballet Company and School in Tel Aviv.