Year Joined: 2019
Classes Taught: Jazz/Acro
Anna Moon began her dance education in Des Moines, Iowa under the instruction of Nancy Overturff and Iowa Dance Theater. Following high school, Anna studied professionally on scholarship with Giordano Dance Chicago. After being accepted to Point Park University, and the University of Arizona as dance majors, she decided to jump directly into the professional dance scene of Chicago. Anna has extensive experience as a professional performer, dance educator, choreographer, and adjudicator.
Professionally, she has studied with such companies and names as Richard Smith of Inaside Chicago Dance, Ronn Stewart of CoCoDaCo Dance Project, Nick Pupillo of Visceral Dance Chicago, Chloe Jensen of Aerial Dance Chicago as well as Homer Bryant, Laura Wade, Francisco Avina, and many other talented artists.
Anna has many years of experience in teaching a wide variety of dance genres. Her students have been accepted into many prestigious programs and her award winning choreography has been performed throughout the country. As the director of a ballet program in Chicago; She produced and directed a full length annual Nutcracker in addition to developing and implementing a ballet curriculum for all levels with an emphasis on strength in technical abilities and the safety of growing bone structures within youth. Anna utilizes her degree in education, and her professional experience to help students expand their artistic knowledge and nurture their growing passion for dance.
Anna is a proud member of Dance Masters of Mid-America, chapter 34