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Tristan Dyer

Soloist of The Royal Ballet

Biography

Tristan Dyer in action.
Francesca Hayward and Tristan Dyer in Infra, The Royal Ballet © ROH/Andrej Uspenski, 2012

American dancer Tristan Dyer is a Soloist of The Royal Ballet. He trained at The Royal Ballet School and graduated into the Company as an Artist in 2009, promoted to First Artist in 2013 and Soloist in 2014.

Dyer was born in Rhode Island. He trained locally and at The National Ballet School of Canada, Australian Ballet School and The Royal Ballet School. While at the School he performed Gennaro (Napoli divertissements) and in Soirée musicale and Larina Waltz in the School’s annual matinees, as well as creating roles in i-relations and Les Jeunnes Hommes. He received second prize at the 2008 Young British Dancer of the Year Competition. His roles with the Company include Rhapsody, Florestan (The Sleeping Beauty), Benvolio (Romeo and Juliet), Matador (Don Quixote), Hans-Peter/Nutcracker (The Nutcracker), Magdaveya (La Bayadère), Loschek (Mayerling), Viscera quintet, one of the three gardeners (Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland), pas de six (La Sylphide) and roles in Symphonic Variations, Manon, DGV:Danse à grande vitesse, 'Rubies' (Jewels), Chroma, Monotones I, Infra, Polyphonia, Symphony in C and Song of the Earth. He has created several roles, including Malin (The Age of Anxiety) and in Raven Girl, Limen, Carbon Life, Asphodel Meadows, ‘Trespass’ (Metamorphosis: Titian 2012).

Dyer has been involved in several projects with the Royal Opera House Learning and Participation department, including creating the role of Bacchus (Morgann Runacre-Temple’s The Stargazer) for One Big Stage in 2012 and dancing the Chosen One (The Rite of Spring) in a special performance with children aged 9–10 in the Linbury Studio Theatre as part of Chance to Dance.

Videos

News and features

Watch: Liam Scarlett’s The Age of Anxiety in rehearsal

Watch: Liam Scarlett’s The Age of Anxiety in rehearsal

9 October 2014

A behind-the-scenes look at the choreographer’s new work for The Royal Ballet.

Promotions, joiners and leavers at The Royal Ballet

Promotions, joiners and leavers at The Royal Ballet

3 July 2014

Details of Company changes for the upcoming Season have been announced.

Photos

Bennet Gartside, Tristan Dyer, Steven McRae and Laura Morera in rehearsal for The Age of Anxiety ©ROH. Bill Cooper 2014.

Tristan Dyer in rehearsal for The Age of Anxiety ©ROH. Bill Cooper 2014.

The cast in rehearsal for The Age of Anxiety ©ROH. Bill Cooper 2014.

Tristan Dyer and Beatriz Stix-Brunell in Polyphonia, The Royal Ballet © ROH/Bill Cooper, 2012

Tristan Dyer

Tristan Dyer, Fernando Montaño, Marcelino Sambé and Artists of The Royal Ballet in Rhapsody, The Royal Ballet © ROH / Johan Persson 2014

Tristan Dyer in Liam Scarlett’s The Age of Anxiety ©ROH.Bill Cooper 2014

Steven McRae in Liam Scarlett’s The Age of Anxiety©ROH.Bill Cooper 2014

Laura Morera and Steven McRae in Liam Scarlett’s The Age of Anxiety © ROH.Bill Cooper 2014

Tristan Dyer in Liam Scarlett’s The Age of Anxiety ©ROH.Bill Cooper 2014

Tristan Dyer in Liam Scarlett’s The Age of Anxiety ©ROH.Bill Cooper 2014

Laura Morera, Steven McRae, Tristan Dyer and Bennet Gartside in Liam Scarlett's The Age of Anxiety ©ROH.Bill Cooper 2014

Tristan Dyer and Yuhui Choe in rehearsal for Scènes de ballet, The Royal Ballet © ROH/Tristram Kenton, 2014

Tristan Dyer in The Rite of Spring performed by Chance to Dance © ROH/Sim Canetty-Clarke, 2013

Tristan Dyer, Alexander Campbell, Steven McRae, Bennet Gartside, Christina Arestis, Alastair Marriott, Genesia Rosato, Christopher Saunders, Thomas Whitehead, Erico Montes and Eric Underwood in Romeo and Juliet, The Royal Ballet © ROH/Johan Persson, 2013

Tristan Dyer in Romeo and Juliet, The Royal Ballet © ROH/Johan Persson, 2013

Dawid Trzensimiech, Marcelino Sambé, Melissa Hamilton, Tristan Dyer and Valentino Zucchetti and Artists of The Royal Ballet in Rubies (Jewels), The Royal Ballet © ROH/Bill Cooper, 2013

Tristan Dyer, Dawid Trzensimiech and Luca Acri as The Three Gardeners in Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, The Royal Ballet © ROH / Johan Persson 2013

Romany Pajdak, Yasmine Naghdi and Tristan Dyer in Monotones I, The Royal Ballet © ROH/Tristram Kenton, 2013

Steven McRae, Dawid Trzensimiech and Tristran Dyer in Chroma, The Royal Ballet © ROH/Bill Cooper, 2013

Francesca Hayward and Artists of The Royal Ballet in The Nutcracker © ROH / Tristram Kenton 2013

in The Nutcracker, The Royal Ballet © ROH/Tristram Kenton, 2013

Francesca Hayward and Tristan Dyer in Infra, The Royal Ballet © ROH/Andrej Uspenski, 2012

Francesca Hayward and Tristan Dyer in Infra, The Royal Ballet © ROH/Andrej Uspenski, 2012

Francesca Hayward and Tristan Dyer in Infra, The Royal Ballet © ROH/Andrej Uspenski, 2012

Beatriz Stix-Brunell and Tristan Dyer in Polyphonia. © Bill Cooper/ROH 2012

Laura Morera, Alexander Campbell and Tristan Dyer in Viscera, The Royal Ballet © ROH/Andrej Uspenski, 2012

The Royal Ballet in Limen © ROH 2011