Rodney Tyrell

Of Sāmoan descent, Rodney grew up in West Auckland and first discovered dance at high school, partaking in cultural performances and Hip Hop. Rodney studied dance at Unitec, graduating with a Bachelor in Performing and Screen Arts majoring in Contemporary Dance in 2015. Rodney made his professional debut on an international tour with Black Grace to the United States of America in 2017, performing in Pati Pati, Mother Mother and As Night Falls. Since then he has toured with the Company throughout New Zealand and also performed as a dancer in the World of Wearable Art Awards Show.