A native of the Washington, D.C. area, Anna Davis began her training at the Maryland Youth Ballet under the instruction of legendary teachers Hortensia Fonseca and Michelle Lees. She continued her training on scholarship at Kirov Academy of Ballet in Washington, D.C., where she had the opportunity to perform the leading roles of “Cupid” in Don Quixote and “Clara” in The Nutcracker.
In 2014, Ms. Davis attended the School of American Ballet’s summer program in New York City on full scholarship and was subsequently invited to attend the prestigious year-round program. While there, she performed with the New York City Ballet, New York Choreographic Institute, and in the School of American Ballet Workshop. Anna was also one of the select students chosen to perform in the School of American Ballet’s famed Lecture-Demonstrations, performing excerpts from Swan Lake, Jewels, and other Balanchine ballets. In addition, Anna had the opportunity to teach young dancers at the School of American Ballet during the last two years of her training.
Other training includes summer intensives on full scholarships at Boston Ballet, Miami City Ballet, and Carolina Ballet. Anna is a two-time Youth of America Grand Prix New York City finalist, performing classical variations from Giselle, Coppelia, and Paquita. Anna graduated Summa Cum Laude from Liberty University with an Associate of Arts Degree in 2018.
Anna joined Indianapolis Ballet for its first full season in 2018 in the Professional Level Program before being named a Company Apprentice in spring 2019. During her first season, she has had the opportunity to perform at the Indy Fringe Festival, in Balanchine’s Serenade, 4 Temperaments and Raymonda Variations, The Nutcracker, Carmen, Paquita and Swan Lake, as well as numerous community outreach programs including Indy Classrooms.
Anna was promoted to the main company of Indianapolis Ballet for the 2020/21 Season and looks forward to continuing her career in the Circle City.