Ross McCormack graduated from the New Zealand School of Dance in 2001. He has worked with Douglas Wright Dance Company, the Royal New Zealand Ballet, and Australian Dance Theatre. In 2005 Ross won the Sir Robert Helpmann Award in Australia for Best Male Dancer.
From 2004 Ross lived in Belgium working for Alain Platel at Les Ballets C de la B. In 2011 and 2012, Ross performed with Australia’s Chunky Move and Lucy Guerin and Dancers. In 2015 Ross returned to live in New Zealand where he created his own company MuscleMouth that has already presented work at the International Festival in Wellington, Hong Kong Arts Festival, Korea, Singapore, Sydney and Brisbane. His most recent work Triumphs and Other Alternatives enjoyed an amazing National Tour. In 2015 and 2016, Ross was awarded Creative New Zealand’s Choreographic Fellowship, Ross continues to create works independently for companies both here in New Zealand and internationally.
Ross is super excited to be involved with such an incredible cast and company for ATC’s season of Amadeus.