Earl Rosas

Earl is from the Yidinji Nation – Atherton Tablelands Far North Queensland Australia.
Earle Rosas graduated from the Aboriginal Dance Theatre Redfern Sydney in 1995 with a three year Certificate in Theatre and Dance.
Earle then started work with “Darc Swan Dance Co”. a dance education company under the direction of Chris Jannides, through this company Earle became very interested in the power of education, and how to use dance as an education tool.
He has also completed high profile professional engagements and seasons with Opera Australia, The Art Gallery of NSW, Aboriginal and Islander Dance Theatre, Ausdance, Cape York Health Council, Fresh Dancers, Fiona Cameron, Vanessa Wagner, Ngaru and Descendance.



Corporate Events, Conventions, Cruise Liners, Schools, Festivals with Descendance.


Flames In the Forest Port Douglas Cairns, Spectacular Indigenous performance in rainforest with Pyrotechnics, Laser lighting, and stage reveal.


Tour of Belarus, Poland, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia, performing at some of the regions biggest summer festivals.


Tour of South Africa and Ghana for Department of Foreign Affairs.


Palm island performances for the 50th anniversary of Strike 1957, workshops.


Tour of Spain Barcelona for Spanish Event Company Jolibud Descendance.


Descendance in association with Native Indian Contemporary Dance Company “Red Sky”, tours with the show “Shimmer” throughout Canada Apr-July including Toronto, Vancouver, and the Banff Centre.


Tours with Descendance to The Reunion Islands off the East Coast of Africa.


Thuringowa Festival North Queensland Descendance presents a twenty piece dance ensemble which covers all three indigenous styles, traditional, Torres Strait islander and contemporary. The concert was also filmed by the Discovery Channel for a documentary.


Descendance at the Sydney Indigenous festival, Earl is head choreographer and dancer in the contemporary exotic fusion “Flamenco Dreaming”


performs at the inaugural 3 day dreaming festival at Woodford, with contemporary performances with Gurrubarra Dance Group.


Descendance at the Dome Olympic Park, Earl Leads a 30 piece dance ensemble for 8 performances, some of the biggest corporate events ever held in Sydney for Amway China.


Earle worked with the acclaimed Snuff Puppets theatre group in Melbourne on ‘Nyet Nyet’s picnic’, as performer and choreographer.


Performed his first solo choreographic piece entitled ‘soil’, at the ‘Deadly Sex Congress’ hosted by Apunipima Cape York Health Council. This piece was then reworked and performed solo for the Melbourne Next Wave Festival in 2004.


Descendance in Alice Springs at The Red Centre Resort, performing two shows a day and winner of the Brolga Award for tourism in 2003.


“Spirits of the Soil” leads Descendance contemporary into its first theatre production; hosting American Crow Indians “Big Day” at Bondi Pavilion, part of The Sydney Fringe Festival.


Artist in residence Art Gallery of NSW.


Artist in Residence at Yulara Resort Uluru (Ayers Rock) Central Australia.