Anne Merino was trained by Henning Kronstam and Marika Ragu. She went on to dance for such notable companies as American Ballet Theatre and the London Festival Ballet. Anne has been the Artistic Director of the The Arlington Ballet in Virginia and of her own ballet company in Los Angeles for over twenty years. A prolific choreographer — specializing in dramatic narrative ballets — she has won the Vanguard Award for Choreography and has earned critical praise for her work.
“Daggers to the heart …” — Los Angeles Times
“Picture Perfect” — Los Angeles Herald Examiner
Ms. Merino did traditional theatrical training at Chicago’s Goodman Theatre and Second City with Del Close and John Belushi. She also trained under Alan Rickman at the British American Drama Academy. As an actress, Ms. Merino has performed with The Groundlings and The Actors Gang in Los Angeles.
Placer Theatre Ballet
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