Dex van ter Meij is originally from Amsterdam and started his professional dance training at the age of 10 with the Dutch National Ballet Academy for 8 years, continuing his training in 2016 at Arts Umbrella directed by Artemis Gordon. He had the opportunity to work with several brilliant artists such as Crystal Pite, Lesley Telford, Emanual Gat, Doug Letheren, Eric Beauchesne, Rafael Sady, Lukas Timulak, Wen Wei Wang and Cayetano Soto. In June 2017 Dex got to go on tour with the Arts Umbrella Senior Company to his home country the Netherlands where he got to perform at Nederlands Dans Theater’s/Korzo’s Shortcuts XL’17. After graduating, Dex was offered a position as Emerging Artist for the 2018-2019 season at Ballet BC under the direction of Emily Molnar.
While with Ballet BC, Dex has been all over the world performing pieces by choreographers such as Crystal Pite, William Forsythe, Aszure Barton, Ohad Naharin, Sharon Eyal and Gai Behar, Johan Inger, Emily Molnar and Medhi Walerski. Working with Medhi Walerski on Ballet BC’s Romeo + Juliet Dex had the honor to dance the role of Romeo which was a milestone for him in his career.
He also has been part of several dance festivals such as “Jacob’s Pillow” and “Colours international Dance Festival” in Europe, Canada and the US.
Dex is also very interested in visual and installation art.
This is Dex’s 4th season with Ballet BC. Dex is super excited to see what this season will bring him!
You can find Dex on Instagram: @Dexoxter, Facebook: Dex van ter Meij