Catch her in MARIE, a new musical, at The 5th Ave Theatre Seattle March 22-April 14th.
Anaïs is an accomplished Dancer, Actress and Model. Her versatility was nurtured in Chicago when, at the age of three, she began studying at The Trinity Irish Dance school. Over the next 14 years she performed and competed with Trinity around the world. At six she began ballet, performing in Airie Crown Theater’s Nutcracker, trained at Chicago Ballet Arts and later, joined Larry Long’s company, Civic Ballet of Chicago.
Anaïs danced with The Sarasota Ballet for nine seasons. Her ballet repertoire includes numerous works by Balanchine, Ashton, Wheeldon, Bourne and many others. She has performed at Dance Across America, Fall for Dance at New York City Center, Jacobs Pillow, as well as with Suzanne Farrell Ballet at the Kennedy Center. She has guested with American Contemporary Ballet Los Angeles, State Street Ballet, school galas and Nutcrackers.
Anais played "Penny Johnson" in the Broadway National Tour of Dirty Dancing. She was a part of The Asolo Theater’s production of Susan Stroman’s Broadway musical, Contact. She has appeared in numerous print ads, commercials, the Kartemquin film “Life Lessons” and was nominated best supporting actress in Tampa Bay’s 48 hr film festival in, “Love Hurts”.
Throughout Anaïs’s career, she has been praised for her exquisite technique, as well as her artistry and theatrical sensibilities both on stage and in front of a camera. Her dynamic stage presence, and range of dance styles reflect her life-long love of dancing and performing.