HDF Team Bios

Peta Anderson

Peta started dancing at the age of 3 in Sydney where she attended the McDonald College of the Arts. After finishing high school she went on to complete a diploma in performing arts at DanceWorld Studios Melbourne.

Highlights of her early career include - dancer at the 2000 Olympic opening ceremony, "Lara Croft" in the Lara croft Tomb Raider show Melbourne, featured dancer in a "Silverchair" filmclip, Sony TVC commercial “Sounds of Spain" Adelaide Fringe Festival. Peta went on to tour with "The Rhythms of Ireland" around Australia and New Zealand, then "Dance of Desire" in China before appearing on Ireland's "RTE" TV program "Dance off" where she was chosen to perform as principal dancer in the show "Noctu", which then went on to perform in New York on Broadway, gaining 2 drama desk award nominations. Whilst in New York Peta studied at “Steps on Broadway" and “Broadway Dance Centre".

Peta has been working on a new show in Australia where she is lead dancer and assistant choreographer called "Celtic Illusion". She has performed in Riverdance since 2011 in Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, Europe, Uk and China. Whilst being a part of Riverdance she also starred in their brand new production "Heartbeat of Home" as part of the original cast performing in Ireland, China and Canada.

Most recently Peta was a part of an arena tour of the UK performing in Ant & Decs “Saturday Night Takeaway on Tour" dancing with the likes of Blue, Ashley Roberts, Peter Andre, Westlife and Chesney Hawkes.

In 2015 she is looking forward to returning to Sydney to continue her career whilst joining the Hills Dance Factory team.