Vivian Anderson is one of Australia’s most experienced traditional Aboriginal Dancers; he graduated from NAISDA, the National Aboriginal Dance Academy in 1994 after beginning training in 1989. Vivian is from the Gungulu tribe in Central Queensland, as is one of the founder members of the Ngaru Dance Company, Sydney’s first professional Traditional Aboriginal and Islander Dance Company formed in Sydney in 1993. Vivian performs both indigenous styles of dance Mainland and Islander, and has toured the world extensively.
RESUME WITH DESCENDANCE AND JOSE CALARCO
Vietnam Tour Hue, Danang, Ho Chi Minh.
Tour of Moscow, Australia promotion and performances.
Tour of Hawaii Honolulu Festival.
Tour of Qatar for The Asian Football Cup.
Tour of Serbia and Italy, performing at two of Europe’s prestige festivals: The Guca Festival (Serbia) and Natibongo Festival (North-West Italy).
Tour of North Russia Arkhangelsk Festival.
Tour Of Hawaii, Honolulu Festival, Maui Schools, Hilo Palace Theatre.
Hawaii tour, Honolulu Festival, Schools, Palace Theatre Hilo
Bulgaria and Netherlands tour 7 weeks through Europe Descendance.
New Zealand Tour through Tourism Australia.
Hawaii Tour, Honolulu Festival, Pearl Harbor, Hilo, Media performances
Tour of Spain Barcelona for Spanish Event Company Jolibud, Descendance
Tour of Dubai to launch Arab Emirates airline Etihad Descendance
Three Week theatre tour of Hawaiian Islands Descendance
Tours New Zealand for Australia Week, performances in Wellington and Auckland co coordinated by Tourism Australia, Descendance.
Tours San Francisco (Tourism Australia) followed by The Honolulu Festival in Hawaii and cultural performances on the island of Molokai, Descendance.
The Artkenciel Festival in the Reunion Islands on the eastern coast of Africa with rising star Xavier Rudd.
Tours Hungary with Descendance, performing in the major summer festivals over one month, including Europe’s biggest festival Sziget, and performances in Vienna, the tour included many major TV appearances.
Descendance in Russia, Aus-trade completed over 20 major events including opening the great Moscow Circus, performing at the Bolshoi Theatre.
Descendance tour of the East Coast of Australia, from Brisbane through to Murwillumbah, Byron Bay and Bangalow, Descendance helped international environmentalist David Suzuki launch his latest book.
Descendance in Hawaii,The Honolulu Festival, TV, and Radio.
Descendance at the Dome Olympic Park, a 30 piece dance ensemble at the biggest corporate events ever held in Sydney for Amway China, 9 shows.
Seoul Korea the International Drum Festival.
Descendance wins the First Cultural style Olympics in Seoul Korea at The World Culture Open sponsored by UNESCO.
Vivian produced his one man show titled “Murriwattana” visiting schools around Australia.
Was part of Naroo Dance Companies tour of Taiwan, China and Japan with Aboriginal legends Archie Roach and Ruby Hunter, over 30 performances.
eight week theatre season in Austria working with Austrian author and actor Karl Merkatz.
Worked for the Gavala Cultural Centre in Darling Harbour Sydney.
“Gammon Ol Yarns” theatre season at Bondi Pavilion with Naroo Dancers, traditional Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Dance blended with Theatre.
Toured Ireland for two weeks with the Aboriginal and Islander Dance Theatre.
Descendance/Ngaru in (Sydney/Australia): completing Corporate work, International Conventions, Schools, Community Work, Radio Work, Festivals, Jails, Cruise Liners, Workshops, Galleries, Theatre, Museums, Expos, TV, Political Events, Recording and assignments for The Australian Government.