DSA Dance Department
Ms. Anna Dunn, C.B.T.
Community Arts Liaison
Ms. Dunn has worked as the DeKalb School of the Arts’ Ballet Mistress since 2006. In addition to her teaching responsibilities, Dunn directs the school’s annual Nutcracker in a Nutshell and the Spring Ballet. She also serves the school as the Community Arts Liaison connecting DSA with opportunities in the broader community and working with students and staff to advocate for the arts.
Dunn received her Master’s in Arts Administration in 2014 from Goucher College and her Bachelor’s in Dance Education in 2005 from Winthrop University. She is proud to be a certified teacher with the prestigious Royal Academy of Dance in London, England. Other teacher training includes the Ballet Intensive from Moscow’s Vaganova Teacher’s Workshop.
In addition to teaching at DSA, she is the assistant to the director and assistant stage manager for Sawnee Ballet Theatre where she received her initial training. She is also the Education and Outreach Coordinator for Dance Canvas.
Répétiteur work: La Bayadere, Cinderella, Coppelia, Dance of the Hours from La Gioconda, Don Quixote, Giselle, Paquita, Raymunda, Sleeping Beauty, Swan Lake, and Les Sylphides.
Choreography: Les Carnaval des Animaux, Carousel Waltz, The Firebird, Nutcracker in a Nutshell, Picnic Processional, Princess Remix, and The Twelve Dancing Princesses.