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Ross Lindsay Michael Parkes Edit Profile

choreographer , dancer

Ross Lindsay Michael Parkes, Australian Dancer, choreographer. First American modern dancer to teach extensively in China, 1983 M C. National Endowment Arts grantee, 1973.

Background

Parkes, Ross Lindsay Michael was born on June 17, 1940 in Sydney, Australia. Son of Edmund Hereward and Doris Lillian (Porter) Parkes. came to the United States, 1964.

Education

Student, Valrene Tweedie Studio, Sydney, 1960-1961; student, Audrey de Vos, London, 1962-1964; student, Martha Graham Studio, New York City, 1964-1966; student, Mary Anthony, New York City, 1966-1984.

Career

Lecturer, teacher in field.

Achievements

  • First American modern dancer to teach extensively in China, 1983 M C.

Works

Connections

father:
Edmund Hereward Parkes

mother:
Doris Lillian (Porter) Parkes