Carmen Rozestraten is a founding member of Alonzo King Lines Ballet and danced with the company from 1978-1996. She is a senior faculty member for
Lines Ballet’s education programs and teaches the company regularly. A native of Amsterdam, she has toured the world as a performer and educator, teaching
at major ballet companies such as Les Ballets de Monte Carlo, Opera de Lyon Spain’s Company Nacional de Danza and Scapino. She also guested at Juilliard and Alley. She has choreographed for Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Institut del Teatre, Barcelona, the Lines Ballet Training Program, the Lines Ballet Summer Program, and Lines Ballet BFA at Dominican University of California.
Carmen has also made three award winning dance films.