Anne White started dancing when she was 6 years old in Shrub Oak, N.Y. When she turned 11, she was accepted into the School of American Ballet in New York City where she trained until 1988, when she joined the Off Center Ballet directed by Christopher d'Amboise. In 1990, Anne joined the Pennsylvania Ballet, also under the direction of Christopher d'Amboise, where she performed for nine seasons dancing lead roles in ballets by George Balanchine, Peter Martins, Paul Taylor, Hans Van Manen, Lar Lubovich, Lynne Taylor Corbett, John Cranko and Alvin Ailey. Anne originated roles in works choreographed by Christopher d’Amboise, Kevin O’Day, David Parsons and Tony Rizzi.
In addition to her performing career, Anne has studied and attended workshops with Twyla Tharp, Maggie Black, Sara Rudner, Willie Burman, Doug Elkins, Ann Reinking and Joe Goode. She has also worked with local artists Paule Turner, Myra Bazelle, Pig Iron Theater Co, Rennie Harris, Melanie Stewart and Phrenic New Ballet. Anne toured with Alanis Morrisette, assisting dance choreographer Kevin O'Day and appearing in her music video “So Pure.” She served as rehearsal director for choreographer Jorma Elo and performed in Jerome Bel's piece "The Show Must Go On," both presented at the Philadelphia Live Arts and Philly Fringe.
Anne has taught ballet technique and repertory at Rowan University, Bryn Mawr College and Drexel University, and is currently an assistant professor of Dance at the University of the Arts.
Class Schedule, Fall 2015