Charles Andersen

Charles Andersen was born in Southern California, started dancing in musicals at age 10 and began his formal training with the Anaheim Ballet at age 14. He was awarded a full scholarship to the Royal Ballet School in London where he graduated Highly Commended. After graduation he received an invitation to join the Royal Danish Ballet in Copenhagen, where he danced for 11 years. Andersen´s career with the Royal Danish Ballet includes his performances in numerous notable roles, including Lenski in Onegin, Benvolio in Romeo and Juliet and Marty in Come Fly Away. His repertoire also includes Balanchine’s Symphony in 3, Symphony in C, and Theme and Variations. He has worked on creations by Yuri Possokhov, Jorma Elo, Christopher Wheeldon and Johan Kobborg and danced in a repertoire by leading choreographers, including John Neumeier, Jiří Kylián, and Wayne McGregor. In addition to his dancing career, he has taught at The Royal Danish Ballet school and was children’s ballet master for The Hong Kong Ballet. Charles Andersen began staging for Christopher Wheeldon in 2019 with The Winter´s Tale at the Bolshoi Ballet.