French notator Anna Délicia Trévien is Senior Benesh Choreologist for The Royal Ballet. She joined the Company as a notator in 2004 and was appointed to her current position in 2013.
Trévien trained as a dancer and graduated from the Benesh Institute in 2001. In 2001–04 she worked in Germany as an assistant to choreographer Mario Schröder and then as a choreologist to Uwe Scholz with Leipzig Ballet. She was made an Associate of Choreology at the Benesh Institute in 2005. She has worked on all of the classical repertory and notated new creations by Christopher Wheeldon (Aeternum, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, DGV: Danse à grande vitesse, Electric Counterpoint and The Winter’s Tale), Wayne McGregor (Limen), Carlos Acosta (Don Quixote), Will Tuckett (The Seven Deadly Sins), Alastair Marriott (Sensorium), Michael Corder, Jonathan Watkins, Matjash Mrozewski and Peter Quantz.
Trévien has remounted productions for companies worldwide, including the Bolshoi, Mariinsky Ballet, Tokyo Ballet, National Ballet of Canada, Staatsballett Berlin, Zu¨rich Ballet and Opera di Roma.
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