Beverley Waters trained at the Scully-Borovansky School of Ballet in Sydney under the direction of Miss Kathleen Daintree and Dame Nellie Potts. After completing her Royal Academy of Dance training, where she is now a life member, Beverley joined the National Ballet company. She then travelled to Europe and worked with some of the most eminent choreographers and teachers of the day.
On returning to Australia, Beverley established herself as a teacher, choreographer and adjudicator. Twenty years ago Beverley established the Beverley Waters Ballet Studio in Adelaide. Possessed of enormous energy and drive Beverley not only ran her own schools, but also contributed her skills as a teacher and choreographer with Rex Reid’s Adelaide Dance Centre and Ballet Company, the Chinook Studios. She was also an invite to lecture to students of dance at the Bachelor of Arts degree at The University of Adelaide. In 1992 Beverley was commissioned by Barron Films to choreograph the dance sequences for the TV mini-series “Tracks of Glory”.
In 1987 Beverley accepted the position of Artistic Director of the South Australian Children’s Ballet Company and has to date choreographed fifteen new works specially designed for young dancers. Under her direction the Company has attracted internationally renown guest choreographers, such as Paul Boyd and Csaba Buday who have collaborated with Beverley to create diverse pieces that exemplify the artistic range of the company.
Artist’s Dream – 2006
The Adventures of Aladdin – 1998
Classique Joyeuse – 1997
Springtime Gathering – 1996
Two Way Dreamtime – 1995 with Jumbuck Mob Young Aboriginal Theatre Co.
Les Patineurs (The Skaters) – 1994
Peter and the Wolf – 1993
The Red Poppy – 1993
Hungarian Rhapsody – 1990
The Artist’s Dream – 1990
La Boutique Fantasque – 1990