Based in Melbourne, Australia, choreographer and performer Ros Warby trained classically in Australia and Europe before furthering her dance education at the European Dance Development Centre and in the United States with Lisa Nelson, Dana Reitz, and Deborah Hay. Since 1996 she has performed with Australian choreographer Lucy Guerin and with the Deborah Hay Company throughout Australia, Europe, and the United States. Her recent program, Solos, has been presented in Melbourne, South Back Centre, London, and Nottdance Festival, UK, at the Adelaide Festival in 2002, the Antistatic Festival, and in Portland in 2002. Solos received the prestigious Green Room Award (Australian equivalent of the Bessie Award) for Best Solo Performance. Warby is currently an Australia Council Fellowship recipient for 2002-2004, enabling her to continue developing her own solo compositions and performance. Swift was created in part through a residency at PICA in 2001.