Born in Australia, Roslyn Anderson studied first with Phyllis Danaher, then at the Australian Ballet School, from which she graduated to the Australian Ballet – Artistic Director Dame Peggy van Praag. After 6 years, she joined Nederlands Dans Theater – then directed by Jaap van Flier – as a result of their Australian tour in 1972. She danced until 1986, working with choreographers Robbins, Tetley, Butler, van Manen, Falco, Muller, Bruce, Duato, and Kylian – having many works created for her. Since she ended her dancing career in 1986, she has been Rehearsal Director for NDT 1, until the end of 2008. Commencing in 1979, she has been assisting Kylian, and others, on numerous works, and has staged numerous ballets for Kylian all over the world.