Baltimore, Maryland (USA)
Joined Orlando Ballet in 2006
Ani received her early training at the Susan Ina Dance Studio and Sudbrook Arts Center in Baltimore, MD, while performing both contemporary and classical roles in the Baltimore Youth Ballet. She received a scholarship to study with Alla Sizova at the Kirov Academy while training with ABT, Boston Ballet, and Richmond Ballet. Prior to Orlando, she performed with companies in New York while pursuing a Bachelor of Fine Art at the Purchase Conservatory. Featured roles include Twyla Tharp’s Sinatra Songs, Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Romeo and Juliet, Giselle, Swan Lake, Coppelia and The Nutcracker. Ani is celebrating her 10th season with Orlando Ballet.
Photography by Michael Cairns 2016