is originally from Clinton, Missouri, but has been teaching at Lori’s School of Dance since she moved to Louisiana in 2007. As a young dancer she was awarded scholarships to study at New Mexico Ballet Theatre in Albuquerque, NM, Steps on Broadway, Joffrey Ballet, & Broadway Dance Center in New York City. She was a competition kid, earning the title of Teen Miss Dance & Miss Dance. After high school, Miss Annie attended college at Stephens College in Columbia, MO, where she earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance in May 2007. While at Stephens, she had the opportunity to take classes from many respected dance professionals, attend American College Dance Festival, and study various styles of dance including ballet, modern, tap, jazz, West African, Irish step, Flamenco, and East Indian (Bollywood). After graduation, she moved to Baton Rouge to perform professionally with the Cangelosi Dance Project. She is blessed to be able to share her lifelong passion for dance with kids and adults at Lori’s School of Dance.