Christopher Anderson - Ballet West Soloist
Born: Baltimore, Maryland
Joined Ballet West: 2001
Promoted to Demi-Soloist: 2010
Promoted to Soloist: 2013
Training: The Baltimore School for the Arts, followed by the Purchase College Conservatory of Dance where he graduated Cum Laude.
Current Repertoire: "Demetrius" in Sir Frederick Ashton’s The Dream; Cavalier in Willam Christensen’sThe Nutcracker,; Von Rothbart in Adam Sklute’s newly conceived and produced Swan Lake and The Sleeping Beauty; the 2010 world premieres of Charlotte Boye-Christensen's Row, Michael Bearden's Descent, and Helen Pickett’s But Never Doubt I Love; Second Theme in George Balanchine's The Four Temperaments; John Butler's Carmina Burana; Jiri Kylian's Sinfonietta; Balanchine's Chaconne; Nicolo Fonte's Bolero; and the 2011 world premiere of Avichai Scher's White Noise.
Favorie Roles: "Pinkerton" in Stanton Welch’s Madame Butterfly, "Von Rothbart" in Swan Lake, and "Cavalier" in Willam Christensen’s The Nutcracker.
Additional Information: Christopher danced with the Purchase Dance Corps for three years before joining the Boston Ballet, where he danced for two seasons prior to joining Ballet West. In 2011, he made his choreographic debut on Ballet West's fourth-annual Innovations program with Intonation, set to the music of Michael Nyman.