Massachusetts
Profile Type: Artist
Artist
Anna Reyes

Anna Reyes is a dancer, choreographer, and teacher based in Boston. Anna Reyes Dance, her company, blends dance with multiple art forms to represent the human experience in its most potent, concentrated form. By joining forces with visual artists and musicians, the company dissects time, space, and movement the way humans dissect the world around them. Most recently, Anna was named a 2015 Boston Center for the Arts Resident Artist. She used her residency to create The Good Parts of Being Alive, a multimedia piece with video and live dance largely inspired by the artwork of Egon Schiele.

 

Anna is originally from Austin, Texas. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from The Boston Conservatory in May 2011. She receieved additional training at Lines Contemporary Ballet, Jacob's Pillow Contemporary Traditions, The Movement Invention Project, the  Maine Island Dance Festival (on full scholarship). Anna has danced for Lumiarium Dance Company, BoSoma Dance, 1,000 Virtues Dance, Jo-MeDance Theatre and as a freelance artist with Olivier Besson. 

In addtional to the stage, Ms. Reyes is an active creator of dance on camera. In 2013, Anna choreographed and starred in "Eighteen," and art film by acclaimed visual artists Hubbard and Birchler, which is currently on exhibit in art gallery internationally. In May 2015, she premiered her Kickstarter-funded film "The Good Parts of Being Alive" (named a Kickstarter Staff Pick) at Make Shift Boston.

Anna is an active teaching arist in the Boston area. She has taught at The Brookline Ballet School, Jeanette Neill School of Dance, and The Brookline Academy of Dance. Most recently, Anna was invited to set work on students at St. Stephen's Episcopal School in Austin, Texas.

 

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I Have Worked With

  • June 2015

    Named a Resident Dance Artist. Used her residency to create The Good Parts of Being Alive in collaboration with Tamara Al-Mashouk and Jordan Maley - a multimedia piece with original music, video projections, and live dance.

  • April 2015

    Choreographed and danced in a duet presented for the Cambridge Science Festival in 2015. The piece was presented as a part of the Hi-Fi-Sci Art: Presevering the Planet program. 

  • December 2014

    Performed new work by Lydia Zimmer entitled "Bonne Nuit" at the Whitebox Arts Center in NYC in December 2014. The piece was presented as a the first installment of CRAWL, a multi-disciplinary, nomadic arts presenting series. 

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Contact Information

First Name: 
Anna
Job Title/Position: 
Dancer/Choreographer/Teacher
Physical Address: 
6 Hayes Road
Boston, MA 02131
Last Name: 
Reyes
Phone: 
512-619-6909

About

Profile Type: 
Artist
Primary Discipline: 
Dance - General
Additional Disciplines: 
Dance - General
Dance - Ballet
Dance - Hip Hop
Dance - Jazz
Dance - Modern / Contemporary
Dance - Tap / Percussive
Multi-Disciplinary
Populations Served: 
Adults
Businesses
Elders
Families
General Public
School Groups
Teens
Youth-At-Risk
Institution/Business Type: 
Artist (Individual)
Activities and Services: 
Arts Instruction / Lessons
Performance / Concert / Reading
Creation of a Work of Art (Including Commissions)
Curriculum Development
Public Art Projects (In Free, Public Spaces)
Workshops / Demonstrations / Master Class
Events Per Year: 
3
Seasons Active: 
Spring
Summer
Fall
Winter
Geographic Reach: 
Town / City
County
Multi-County Region
State
Multi-State Region
National
International

Affiliations and Accomplishments

Professional Associations: 
National Academy of Sports Medicine
Education: 
The Boston Conservatory, BFA in Dance, Class of 2011.
Awards: 
Named Young Master by Texas Commission on the Arts
Professional Advancement Award in Dance from Jacob's Pillow

I am a Touring Artist

I am NEST eligible
Technical Requirements: 
For stage: sprung floor; adaptable requirements depending on locations (site specific, out of doors, etc.)
Fee Range Minimum: 
$500
Fee Range Maximum: 
$5,000
State of Residence: 
Massachusetts
Minimum Number of Performers: 
1
Maximum Number of Performers: 
10

I am a Teaching Artist

Ages Served: 
Pre-Kindergarten-age
Elementary School-age
Middle School-age
High School-age
College-Age
Adults
Certifications / Training: 
National Academy of Sports Medicine
CPR/AED Certified
Fee Range Minimum: 
$200
Fee Range Maximum: 
$1,500