Faculty & Staff
Currently Annemieke is working for Manassas Ballet Theater and, this past January she toured with Etoile Ballet Gala, under the direction of Olga Azizova, in Lavia, Norway, Denmark, and Sweden. Before that she worked in State Opera Stara Zagora in Bulgaria for four years. During her time there, she worked with choreographers from all over Europe, such as Vasily Medvedev in his production of Pilate’s Dream, Arshak Ghalumyan in his setting of Don Quixote, and the principal role in Lotus by Alessandra Scalambrino Maria. Before moving to Europe she worked with ballet companies all over the United States. Notably she performed soloist roles in The Nutcracker and Carmina Burana. She started her training with Maria Whaley in Ashland Kentucky and then spent three years at The Kirov Academy of Ballet in Washington DC. While at Kirov she trained with Marianna Lobanova and Elena Tenchikova, where she completed three Vaganova exams including the eighth and final exam.