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Charles Andersen

Corps de Ballet Repetiteur

Charlie Anderson 1

Corps de Ballet Repetiteur

Charles Andersen is an award-winning, classically trained dancer with a performance and teaching career of more than 20 years, which has taken him around the world. A Californian native, Charles was awarded a full scholarship to The Royal Ballet School in London. He graduated Highly Commended and received an invitation to join The Royal Danish Ballet in Copenhagen, where he danced for eleven years.

Charles’ career with The Royal Danish Ballet included numerous notable roles, including Lensky in Onegin, Benvolio in Romeo and Juliet and Marty in Come Fly Away. His repertoire also includes the leading role in Balanchine’s Symphony in Three Movements. He has worked on creations with Christopher Wheeldon, Yuri Possokhov, Jorma Elo and Johan Kobborg. He has also worked on and danced in repertoire by leading choreographers, including Wayne McGregor, John Neumeier and Jiří Kylián.

Charles has been invited to appear as a guest performer in many countries around the world, including the United States, Denmark, France, Germany, Sweden, Hungary, Belgium, Russia, England, Oman, Japan, China and Hong Kong.

In addition to his dancing career, he has taught at The Royal Danish Ballet School and the New National Theatre of Japan, and was children’s ballet master for The Hong Kong Ballet. Most recently Charles has been working with Christopher Wheeldon, staging his ballets for international companies. He has staged The Winter’s Tale© at the Bolshoi Ballet, Cinderella© at the Bayerisches Staatsballett and Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland© at The New National Theatre in Japan. He was recently choreographer in residence for the Australian tour of An American in Paris.