Born in the West Midlands, Amy began her training as a Junior Associate with Birmingham Royal Ballet before graduating from the Royal Ballet Upper School. Throughout her time at the Royal Ballet School Amy appeared in numerous productions including soloist roles in Raymonda, and Christopher Wheeldon’s Schubertiade, as well as participating in the re-opening gala of The Royal Opera House.
Professionally, Amy has appeared with Birmingham Royal Ballet in their productions of The Nutcracker and Still Life at The Penguin Café, and with The Royal Ballet productions The Sleeping Beauty, The Nutcracker and Coppélia.
Amy joined Scottish Ballet in 2006 and has danced in Page’s The Nutcracker (Mice, Bad Snowflake), Cinderella (Stepsister and Autumn), Fearful Symmetries, The Sleeping Beauty (Lucinda, Fairy of Grace), Pennies From Heaven, Cheating, Lying, Stealing and Alice (Dormouse, Mock Turtle), Forsythe’s Artifact Suite and Workwithinwork, Balanchine's Rubies, Ashton's Scènes de Ballet, Pastor’s Romeo and Juliet and In Light and Shadow, Dean's Träume, Spink's Petrushka, Alston's Carmen, Val Caniparoli's Still Life, Kenneth MacMillan's Song of the Earth, Jorma Elo's Kings 2 Ends, Meckler/Lopez Ochoa's A Streetcar Named Desire, Martin Lawrance’s Run For It, Matthew Bourne’s Highland Fling, James Cousins’ Still It Remains, Christopher Bruce’s Shift, Kenneth MacMillan’s Elite Syncopations and Christopher Hampson’s Hansel & Gretel.
ROMEO & JULIET 2014
Amy Hadley and Quenby Hersh as Juliet's best mates were delightful and dance with such neat, fluid brilliance. - Dance Europe, July 2014
Take special bows Martina Forioso’s Queen of Hearts, Tomomi Sato’s White Rabbit and Amy Hadley’s Dormouse. - Daily Telegraph, 14 April 2011
…the March Hare and the Dormouse, more characterful and lively performances from Victor Zarallo and Amy Hadley. – Theatreinwales, 05 May 2011