Born in Perth, Kevin Jackson began dance lessons aged seven at the Shirley Farrell Academy of Dance in Western Australia. Mr. Jackson attended The Australian Ballet School from 2000 and joined The Australian Ballet in 2003. He was promoted to soloist in 2007 and to principal artist in 2010.
He was awarded a Khitercs Foundation Travelling Scholarship in 2007, with which he took part in classes with the Paris Opera Ballet, Bavarian State Opera, Dutch National Ballet, English National Ballet and The Royal Ballet. He won the Telstra Ballet Dancer Award for 2008.
Jackson has choreographed works for The Australian Ballet and for the dance education ensemble and is studying for the graduate diploma in Elite Ballet Instruction with The Australian Ballet School.