Profile

Anne White
Assistant Professor

Anne White was born in New York state, started dancing at age six and was accepted at age eleven into The School of American Ballet in New York City where she studied for eight years. Additionally she has studied and attended workshops with Twyla Tharp, Maggie Black, Sara Rudner, Wilhelm Burmann, David Howard, Doug Elkins, Ann Reinking and Joe Goode. In 1988 she joined Off Center Ballet directed by Christopher d'Amboise and performed in NYC at Dance Theater Workshop, Westbeth Theater, Bruno Walter Auditoriam, The Painted Bride in Philadelphia and Jacobs Pillow. 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 works by George Balanchine, Peter Martins, Paul Taylor, Hans Van Manen, Lar Lubovich, Lynne Taylor-Corbett, John Cranko, Doug Elkins and Alvin Ailey among others. She originated roles in works choreographed by Christopher d’Amboise, Kevin O’Day, David Parsons, Rennie Harris and Tony Rizzi. Anne was featured in the PBS WHYY- TV Pennsylvania Ballet spotlight documentaries “Da Mummy Nyet Mummy” and “Philadelphia Muses.”

Anne has also performed at FringeArts, The Arden Theater, The Arts Bank,The Wilma Theater, WHYY theater with artists Paule Turner, Myra Bazell, Pig Iron Theater Co, Melanie Stewart, Moncell Durden, Ilse Pfiefer, Mum Puppettheater and Phrenic New Ballet and was active as a performer, costumer and organizer of Shut Up And Dance- Pennsylvania Ballet Dancer’s annual benefit performance for MANNA in Philadelphia from 1993 through 1999. Anne toured with singer Alanis Morissette, as the assistant to 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.

Anne has been an assistant professor of dance at UArts since 2013. While at UArts, she represented the university as a delegate at the 2015 Beyond Ballet Why And How Conference in Holland and Dance UK in London. Anne has established performing and internship opportunities for students at FringeArts since 2014 and continues to facilitate collaborations between herself, visiting artists, faculty members and students in Sophomore Performance and Coaching Project and the FringeArts POD. Anne has recently participated in workshops with Laura Graham, Jonathan Burrows, Theater of the Oppressed, Fumiyo Ikeda, dancers of ICK Amsterdam, Horacio Macuacua, GaGa Movement with Doug Letheren and Idan Porges and was the rehearsal director for Holland based choreographer Itamar Serussi in a collaborative project with Pennsylvania Ballet,The Curtis Institute and FringeArts presented in 2014.


Class Schedule, Fall 2016

M,T,TH,F10:00AM - 11:20AMBallet
M,T,TH,F10:00AM - 11:20AMBallet
M,T,TH,F10:00AM - 11:20AMBallet
M,T,TH,F08:30AM - 09:50AMBallet
M,T,TH,F08:30AM - 09:50AMBallet
M,T,TH,F08:30AM - 09:50AMBallet
M04:00PM - 06:50PMSoph. Perf. & Coaching Project

Contact Info

Office: Terra Hall 306
Tel: 215-717-6582
Fax: 215-717-6109