Kensington Ballet School

ballet school for children aged 15 months to 10 years

teachers profile
Anna Shircliff

Anna Shircliff

Anna commenced her professional training at the Elmhurst Ballet School in association with Birmingham Royal Ballet. As a student she performed with the Firebird Company and also in their Winter Gala.

Anna graduated with a contract with Vanuemine Theatre Ballet in Estonia where she danced as a soloist and in corps de ballet roles. She performed in the both classical and in contempory ballets and musicals, including Nutcracker, Giselle, Sleeping Beauty, Peeter Paan, Petrushka, Carmen, Kevade, Onegin, Chess (Musical) and Die Fledermaus (Opera) .

Anna has performed as Meg Giry in long running West End Musical, The Phantom of the Opera at Her Majesty’s Theatre. She also took part in both the 25th and 30th anniversary performances of this illustrious show. In more recent years Anna toured internationally with the stage show “Mary Poppins”. She has also performed in the Christmas pantomime shows Cinderella and Dick Whittington.

Anna is a strong teacher who brings a theatrical presence to compliment her classical background as a professional dancer. She is a passionate teacher who aims to inspire the children by making ballet fun and adventurous!