Meet Our Team

Ms. Anya

MA / LLPC / DMA / DMM / CCA

Anya began dancing at the age of 7. She has had the privilege of extensive study with many elite teachers such as:

  • Anthony Randazzo

    • Ballet Master of the Boston Ballet

    • Former Principal dancer with the San Francisco Ballet

  • Lynn Brennan Tabor

    • Artistic Director of Portland Youth Ballet

    • Former Principal with the Cleveland Ballet

  • Attila Mosolygo, Dawnell Dryja, and Stephen Sanford

    • Principal dancers with the Grand Rapids Ballet

Anya has performed with:

 

  • The Monroe Ballet Company

  • Ann Arbor Civic Ballet

  • Grand Rapids Ballet Company

Certifications/Achievements/Education

  • Ceccheti Certified

  • Dance Masters Certified

  • Certified through extensive examination to teach Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Acrobatics, and Modern through Dance Masters of America and Dance Masters of Michigan

  • Passed several student and teacher Cecchetti ballet examinations with high honors

  • Choreographed AMS musicals for multiple years

  • Recipient of several best choreography awards

  • Choreographed a Dance Masters of Michigan Solo Title Petite/Junior opening number

  • Currently serving as Dance Track Coordinator for Lenawee County Arts Day

    • 2011-Present

  • Dance Masters of America - Teacher Training School, New York

    • Continual summer session attendee

  • Member in good standing with:

  • Graduate – Teachers Training School of Dance Masters of America

  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Grand Valley State University

  • Master of Arts in School and Community Counseling from Eastern Michigan University

Passion

for what we do.

Love

of dance.

Dedication

to our students.