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Reid Bryce Anderson

performing company executive

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