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Virginia Hendricksen

Virginia Hendericksen
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Virginia (Ginny) Hendricksen is a freelance choreographic assistant, ballet mistress, and teacher. She has assisted the staging of William Forsythe’s New Sleep on Zurich Ballet and Les Ballets de Monte- Carlo with Alan Barnes, and Approximate Sonata on The Royal Ballet of Flanders with Tony Rizzi.

She assisted Annabelle Lopez with her world premiere for the Royal Ballet of Flanders as well as Craig Davidon with his world premiere for Atlanta Ballet.

Ginny has been a guest ballet mistress with the Royal Ballet Flanders for Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui’s Faun, and most recently the Opera Ballet Flanders’ production of Alan Lucien Øyen’s Rusalka. She has taught classes for the Royal Ballet of Flanders, Atlanta Ballet, Random Dance, Ballet B.C., HJS in Amsterdam, and in schools/workshops internationally.

Ginny’s professional dancing career began in Frankfurt Ballett under the artistic direction of William Forsythe. Here, she danced a range of his well-known contemporary and modern works and learned his improvisation technologies.

She later joined the Royal Ballet of Flanders and performed classical, contemporary, and modern masterpieces for over 12 years. She enjoyed performing pieces by William Forsythe, Jiri Kylian, Marcia Haydee, Jacopo Godani, David Dawson, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, Christian Spuck, George Balanchine, Chistopher Wheeldon, Ricardo Amarante, Wayne McGregor, and others.