Annie began dancing at the age of two, attending classes in Ballet, Jazz, and Tap for 11 years. Her passion for dance led her to study and compete in both International and American styles of Ballroom dance for the past 6-½ years. When she is not teaching, Annie trains with world-class coaches and loves to perform.
During her time with Fred Astaire Dance Studios Annie has won several “Top Teacher” awards and has trained “Top Students” as well. She has performed several times with the Fred Astaire New England Regional Dance Troupe and has been a featured dancer on Fox News and CT Style. In the 2014 “Dancing with our Heroes” fundraiser, Annie trained and partnered with the judge’s choice second and third place winners.
Annie graduated Summa Cum Laude from Naugatuck Valley Community College with an Associate of Arts Degree in the Visual and Performing Arts/Dance. During her time at NVCC, Annie was on the Dean’s List and inducted as a member into the President’s Circle and Phi Theta Kappa. She studied and excelled in classes in the styles of Ballroom, Broadway Jazz, Ballet, and Modern Dance and has choreographed and performed her own original dance routines. Annie continued her education and recently earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration/Finance from Post University.
When she is not dancing, Annie loves to explore the world of fashion. She is always excited to discover new fashion trends and to check out up-and-coming designers.
Annie always brings enthusiasm and excitement with her to the dance floor. She is eager to share her love and passion for Ballroom dance with all of her students. Annie will help you reach your goals and she inspires all of her students to become confident and graceful dancers.