Born in Australia, Roslyn Anderson studied first with Phyllis Danaher, then at the Australian Ballet School, from which she graduated to the Australian Ballet – Artistic Director Dame Peggy van Praag. After 6 years, she joined Nederlands Dans Theater – then directed by Jaap van Flier – as a result of their Australian tour in 1972. She danced until 1986, working with choreographers Robbins, Tetley, Butler, van Manen, Falco, Muller, Bruce, and of course, Kylian – having many works created for her. Since she ended her dancing career in 1986, she has been Rehearsal Director for NDT 1 and is now freelancing, staging Jiri Kylian’s works worldwide. The companies she has worked with include the following:
American Ballet Theatre, San Fransisco Ballet
Joffrey Ballet, National Ballet of Canada,
Cullberg Ballet, Royal Swedish Ballet
Paris Opera Ballet, Australian Ballet
National Theatre of Prague, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago
Compania Nacional de Danza Madrid, Hamburg Ballet
Stuttgart Ballet, Les Ballets de Monte Carlo
Royal Ballet Covent Garden London, Les Grands Ballets Canadiens
Houston Ballet Boston Ballet
Pacific Northwest Ballet
And now for the first time, Ballet West.
Roslyn Anderson teaching Jiri Kylian's SINFONIETTA in the big studio.