Anna Elena

Teacher, Ballet

Originally from France, Anna Elena graduated from the National and Superior Conservatory of Music and Dance in Lyon in 2000. She had a performing career starting as a Corps de Ballet member with the Ballet of the Opera in Bordeaux under the artistic direction of Charles Jude. The company Repertoire included many classics such as Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty, Coppelia, Giselle and Don Quixote, but also Petrouchka, The Rite of Spring as well as pieces from the Balanchine Repertoire; Four Temperaments, Who Cares, Serenade…. She had toured internationally with the company. 

Anna then joined the Landestheater in Linz, Austria, as a Soloist where she danced more contemporary works. Since 2012, Anna has performed in several ballets and operas with the Paris Opera Ballet and the Opera in Marseille. While continuing to perform, she built on her teaching experience at the Conservatory of the 5th and the 17th district in Paris. 

Since moving to Toronto, Anna has been teaching for George Brown Dance, open classes for In Studio at the National Ballet of Canada and I.D.A school in Mississauga.

Academic Credentials

Postgraduate diploma, Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse, Lyon, 2000

Certified Ballet Teacher, Centre National de la Danse, Lyon, 2005

Master of Bosnian Croatian Montenegrin Serbian, Paris Sorbonne University, 2016

Areas Of Specialization

Classical Ballet and Pointe

Career Highlights

Opéra National de Bordeaux, France

Landestheater Linz, Austria

Opéra National de Paris, France