"Having worked with Rosalie over the course of her career with American Ballet Theatre I can say her dedication, respect for dance and dancers is readily apparent."

-Twyla Tharp


"Rosalie is one of the greatest photographers for ballet I've known. She is a true artist whose photographs are like paintings, capturing the humanity of our form."

Marcia Dale Weary

Founding Artistic Director, Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet

"...a dancer of distinction, a brilliant photographer... her innate sense of how to create a memorable picture is matchless. Rosalie is truly talented, able to handle her subjects as well as a camera... in short, she is a photographer for all occasions."

-Frederic Franklin

Dancer, Director, Choreographer

"Whether the record is of a rehearsal or performance she encapsulates the presence of an artist's energy, making you feel you are part of the moment."

-Kevin McKenzie

Artistic Director, American Ballet Theatre

"Rosalie O'Connor is able to capture the dancer like no other photographer. Her knowledge of classical ballet, repertoire and dancers combined with her own quiet intensity allow her to enter the scene unnoticed and capture moments that always reflect something honest and beautiful about the artist. I treasure the images Rosalie has taken of me and feel her talent is truly special."

-Julie Kent

Artistic Director,

The Washington Ballet

"Rosalie O'Connor is a great photographer. Hire her!"

-Mark Morris

Artistic Director

Mark Morris Dance Group

-Kay Mazzo

Co-Chairman of Faculty,

The School of American Ballet

"Rosalie O'Connor's intimate understanding of dance has afforded her the luxury of taking some of the most beautiful dance photographs I have ever seen."

-Susan Jaffe

Dean of Dance,

University of North Carolina School of the Arts

"Rosalie O'Connor's camera sees with the eyes of a dancer."

-Mikhail Baryshnikov


"Rosalie is a very talented artist. She creates magnificent images with the same passion she feels for life."

-Julio Bocca

Artist, Teacher, Coach

-Allegra Kent

Artist, Author, Unique

"Rosalie O'Connor's gifts are extraordinary."

"With the keen eye of an artist Rosalie can capture not only movement but emotion as well. She understands the delicate process of artistic work."

-Lar Lubovitch

Director, Choreographer

-Garth Fagan

Director, Choreographer