Anita Boer (USA)
Joined Orlando Ballet in 2006
Ani received her early training in Baltimore, MD, and continued her training with ABT, Boston Ballet, and Richmond Ballet, graduating on scholarship from the Kirov Academy in Washington DC. Prior to joining Orlando Ballet, she pursued a BFA at the Purchase Conservatory, while working and performing with companies in NY. Some of her favorite roles include Vampiress in Robert Hill’s Vampire’s Ball, Dark Angel in Balanchine’s Serenade, the Stepmother in Val Caniparoli’s A Cinderella Story, Red Queen in Wonderland, Strangers in the Night Pas in Twyla Tharp’s Sinatra Songs, Hermia in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Lady Capulet in Romeo and Juliet and Prayer in Coppelia. Some other featured roles included Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, Giselle, Swan Lake, and The Nutcracker. She would like to dedicate her 14th season with Orlando Ballet to the late Anita Boer.
Photography by Michael Cairns 2020