B.F.A. in Dance - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
M.F.A. in Dance Performance & Choreography - The College at Brockport: State University of New York
Professional Affiliations - National Dance Education Organization (NDEO), American College Dance Association (ACDA)
Anna Corvera is from St. Louis, MO. As a young dancer she performed with the St. Louis MUNY Opera, St. Louis Cultural Flamenco Society, Bolivian Folkloric Society, and Six Flags St. Louis. She earned a BFA and MFA in Dance from the University of Illinois and The College at Brockport, respectively. She studied dance in New York City at The Ailey School, Steps on Broadway, and the Merce Cunningham Studios. She has performed the works of Bill Evans, Dr. Darwin Prioleau, Telly Fowler, Clyde Morgan, and Cheryl Johnson, as well as performed with The Lucky Artist Theater Company and Sankofa African Dance and Drum Ensemble. She has taught at New York University, Casper College, and Millikin University, as well as multiple dance studios. She has choreographed CATS, Pippin, Urinetown, and Lysistrata (an ad-rap-tation) for Casper College; L’Histoire du Soldat for the Wyoming Symphony Orchestra; The Waste Land for Theatre of the Poor; Singin’ in the Rain Jr. for the Decatur Park District; the 2006 Winter Olympics commercial campaign for Coca Cola; Ryan Star’s debut music video Right Now for Atlantic Records; and individual works for Dança Nova Dance Company and the Brockport Symphony Orchestra. She has presented at American College Dance Festival, American College Theatre Festival, and multiple state thespian conferences. She also judges dance and cheerleading competitions, and is a member of National Dance Education Organization. Anna is excited to return to the Midwest and continue teaching at Millikin University where she has co-directed Equinox: A Concert of Dance and Solstice: A Concert of Dance (twice), and choreographed Heathers, 9 to 5, HAIR, and "Chart Hits" in Mr. Burns, a post-electric play.
Disciplines - Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap, Choreography, Ensemble