Rose Gad was born in Denmark in 1968. She studied at the Ballet School of the Royal Danish Theatre. Joined the Royal Danish Ballet in 1985 and was appointed principal in 1991. In 1997 she left for two years with the Hamburg Ballet before returning to the RDB in Copenhagen.
Title roles in La Sylphide, Manon and Caroline Mathilde, Hilda in A Folk Tale, Eleonora in The Kermesse in Bruges, Odette/Odile in Swan Lake, Juliet in Romeo and Juliet and Aurora in Sleeping Beauty, and further solo roles in Partita, Tchaikovsky Pas de Deux, Symphoy and Transformation, L’après-midi d’un faun, and Mahler’s 5th Symphony.