Ross graduated from the New Zealand School of Dance in 2001 and went on to work with Douglas Wright Dance Company and the Royal New Zealand Ballet. In 2003 he joined Australian Dance Theatre and in 2005 was awarded a Helpmann Award for his performance in Held.
Ross joined Les Ballets C dela B in 2004 to work with Alain Platel in Belgium, and has worked with the company for the past seven years. In 2007 Ross worked with Lisi Estaras an Argentinean Director/Choreographer inside Les Ballets for the production Patagonia. In 2008 he created Symbiotic a graduation work at the New Zealand School of Dance. In 2009 he was commissioned to create his first full-length work Nowhere Fast for Dance North (Australia), which recently toured to the Macua Festival in Hong Kong.
In 2010 Ross returned to Belgium to work again with Alain Platel and Les Ballets on Out Of Context a work in dedication to Pina Bausch. He is now based in New Zealand and Australia, continues to tour with Les Ballets C dela B and makes his Chunky Move debut in Connected.