Artistic Director, School Director, Instructor
Anna is currently the Artistic Director and School Director of NMBC. She grew up in Los Alamos, New Mexico, and trained at New Mexico Dance Theater & Performance Company under the artistic direction of Susan Baker-Dillingham. She continued her training at the School for Classical & Contemporary Dance at Texas Christian University (TCU), where she graduated Summa Cum Laude with a BFA in ballet and modern dance and a minor in arts administration. While at TCU, Anna received the Nordan Fine Arts Scholarship and the Walt Steimel Dance Scholarship. After graduating, Anna moved to Denver, Colorado, to pursue her dance career. She performed professionally with Zikr Dance Ensemble, Dawson|Wallace Dance Project, and BRIAH Danse, and served as rehearsal assistant to Zikr Dance Ensemble’s artistic director David Taylor for several seasons. She taught and choreographed for several schools in Colorado and New Mexico, including Colorado Ballet Academy (Denver), A Time to Dance (Monument), Littleton Dance Academy (Littleton), Metropolitan Academy of Dance (Centennial), Aspen Santa Fe Ballet (Santa Fe), and New Mexico Dance Theater (Los Alamos). Anna is also a BASI Pilates graduate and instructor. She joined NMBC as the School Director in 2018, and after her recent directorial debut of NMBC’s revamped production of Alice in Wonderland (2020), she looks forward to directing future projects and productions with this talented company.