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Reid Bryce Anderson

Reid Bryce Anderson, Canadian performing company executive. Decorated Order of Federal Republic Germany, medal State Baden-Wuerttemberg; named Best Director of Year, Dance Europe magazine, 2006; recipient John Cranko prize for service to Art of Classical Ballet and in particular teaching, coaching and maintaining the work of the late John Cranko, 1995, German Dance prize, 2006.

Background

  • Anderson, Reid Bryce was born on April 1, 1949 in New Westminister, British Columbia, Canada. Son of Warren Nels and Phyllis Jessie Bryce (Purser) Anderson.

  • Education

    • Student dance, Dolores Kirkwood, Burnaby, British Columbia. Student dance, Royal Ballet School, 1968.

    Career

    • Dancer Stuttgart (Federal Republic Germany) Ballet, 1969-1986, principal dancer, 1975-1986, ballet master, 1982-1986. Artistic director Ballet British Columbia, Vancouver, 1987-1989, National Ballet Canada, Toronto, since 1989, Stuttgart Ballet, since 1996.

    Works

    • Choreographer numerous works for performing companies.

    Connections

    • father: Warren Nels
    • mother: Phyllis Jessie
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    Born April 1, 1949
    (age 68)
    Nationality
    • 1968
      Royal Ballet School
    • 1969 - 1986
      Dancer Stuttgart (Federal Republic Germany) Ballet
    • 1975 - 1986
      Dancer Stuttgart (Federal Republic Germany) Ballet
    • 1982 - 1986
      Dancer Stuttgart (Federal Republic Germany) Ballet
    • 1987 - 1989
      artist, ic director Ballet British Columbia
      Vancouver, Washington, United States
    • 1989
      artist, ic director Ballet British Columbia
      Toronto, Ohio, United States
    • 1996
      artist, ic director Ballet British Columbia