Rosalinde Kikstra, a Dutch fashion model who won Cycle 1 of Benelux’s Next Top Model, was born on September 7, 1987.
A Dutch-language version of America’s Next Top Model, Benelux’s Next Top Model is a reality competition that rose to fame in 2009 thanks to Rosalinde Kikstra, a model from the Netherlands.
Kikstra joined Elite Model Management in Amsterdam after winning, where she began working as a full-time model. She has collaborated with several companies and designers both domestically and abroad.
Rosalinde Kikstra Early Life
On September 7, 1987, in Rotterdam, Netherlands, Rosalinde Kikstra was born. Rosalinde’s parents supported her in following her aspirations because she was passionate about dance from a young age.
She began dancing at the age of three and later pursued training in ballet, jazz, contemporary, and other dance genres.
Kikstra’s talent and commitment to dance were obvious from a young age, and she received several honors and scholarships for her outstanding abilities.
She relocated to London, United Kingdom, when she was 17 years old to pursue her dancing education at the esteemed Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporary dancing.
Rosalinde Kikstra Benelux’ Next Top Model
Rosalinde was the seventh girl called to the semi-finals to join the final thirteen contestants for Cycle 1 of Benelux’ Next Top Model. She had only been called first once throughout the tournament despite being regarded as naturally beautiful and attractive by the judges. She was also praised for her chameleon portfolio and dependable images. She had trouble expressing herself in front of the judges and was eliminated from the top two before the live finals, but she prevailed over rival Lianne Bakker. She was selected as Benelux’ Next Top Model at the live finale by three of the five judges.
Rosalinde Kikstra Career
Rosalinde Kikstra started her professional dancing career in London after graduating from the Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporary dancing. She has since collaborated with numerous dance groups, choreographers, and artists. She became well known for her distinctive dance moves and compelling performances.
Kikstra received an invitation to perform with the renowned Nederlands Dans Theater (NDT) in The Hague, Netherlands, in 2012. The NDT is renowned for its avant-garde contemporary dance productions and has given birth to some of the most well-known dancers and choreographers in the world.
Kikstra collaborated with some of the most well-known dance choreographers throughout her time at NDT, including Jiri Kylian, Crystal Pite, and Alexander Ekman. Additionally, she produced the choreography that was used in various NDT productions.
In order to follow her passion for choreography and start her own dance group, Kikstra Dance, Kikstra quit NDT in 2018.
Her troupe is acclaimed for their creative choreography and enthralling performances. They produce original works that combine current and classical dance traditions.
Rosalinde Kikstra Achievements
Rosalinde Kikstra has won various awards for her choreography and dancing during her career. Her notable accomplishments include:
The 2011 Ursula Moreton Choreographic Award recipient from London.
Listed as one of the “25 to Watch” in Dance Magazine’s annual compilation of up-and-coming musicians for 2017.
Recipient of the 2019 Charlotte Kohler Prize, a distinction given by the Dutch government to outstanding young artists.
Rosalinde Kikstra Personal Life
Rosalinde is a very quiet individual, therefore nothing is known about her romantic relationships or family life.
She has mentioned on social media how dedicated she is about fitness and health and that she lives a healthy lifestyle.
Rosalinde Kikstra Net Worth
The estimated net worth of Rosalinde Kikstra is $500,000.
Her net worth is anticipated to rise in the future due to the success of her dance company and her burgeoning reputation as a choreographer.
Rosalinde Kikstra Social Media
- Instagram: @rosalindekikstra
- Twitter: @rosalindekikstra