Roland was born in Sydney, Australia, and became a principal dancer with the Royal Ballet in 1984. He has danced Romeo in both MacMillan’s and Cranko’s Romeo and Juliet, Basilio in Don Quixote, Colas in La Fille Mal Gardée as well as most of the company’s repertoire. He guested in Japan, Australia, Poland and Russia. As a teacher, Roland is very popular with the Royal Ballet, English National Ballet, Adventures in Motion Pictures and in many other European venues. His regular class at Pineapple Studios in London is one of the most popular in town, and always packed with professionals!