Contemporary dance / Dancer
Tyler Gledhill was born in Ottawa, Ontario. He trained at The National Ballet School in Toronto, Het National Balletacademie in Amsterdam, and The Pacific Northwest Ballet School in Seattle. While in school he was awarded the Peter Dwyer Scholarship for the Performing Arts and the Lawrence Hasket Memorial Award.
He began his career in The Netherlands with Intordans, touring throughout Europe and Asia. Next he danced with The Göteborg Ballet and Cullberg Ballet in Sweden.
Tyler has danced in works by choreographers such as Jirí Kylián, Nacho Duato, William Forsythe, Tero Saarinen, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, Mats Ek and Birgit Cullberg, and created roles in works by Jo Kanamori, Nicolo Fonte, Javier de Frutos, Regina van Berkel, Patrick Delcroix, and Karole Armitage.
In Toronto as an independent artist, Tyler works with Hit & Run Productions, Opera Atelier, Pro Arte Danza and DA Hoskins.
Tyler Gledhill has been part of The Chimera Project since the creation process of BLOOD in March 2009.
- The Chimera Project