Dancer

Anna Chirescu trained in classical dance at the Conservatory of Paris before joining the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris (CNSMDP) in contemporary dance.

In 2005, she obtained her certificate, receiving high honors for her performance in the duet L’Eau Vive, choreographed by Christine Bastin. In the CNSMDP’s Junior Ballet, she toured in works by Paco Decina, Karin Waehner, Pedro Pauwels, and Hervé Robbe. A one-year stay at UC Irvine allowed her to participate in Yvonne Rainer’s workshops.

She subsequently worked with various contemporary choreographers, notably Jean-Claude Gallotta in Hamlet (Un Songe), at the Odéon Theater in Paris, and companies: Le Guetteur Luc Petton, Marie-Laure Agrapart, Le Nouveau Jour, Les Cavatines, Paul les Oiseaux, Dance Theater Luxembourg, and more recently Bill Young Dance company in New York, Liam Warren and Ashley Chen. She is a member of the CNDC Angers company directed by Robert Swinston since 2013 with whom she danced in various repertory pieces by Merce Cunningham in France and the US and participated to the centennial celebrations of 2019.

Anna started a collaboration with the visual artist Grégoire Schaller. Together they signed site specific performances for Museums and created  their first piece at the ménagerie de Verre, festival les Inaccoutumés 2018, Dirty Dancers. This year they create the pièce “Ordeal by Water” which will be presente in Marseille in 2021.

At the same time, Anna graduated with a Master’s degree in Modern Literature at Sorbonne University and a Master in Public Affairs at Sciences Po Paris.

Anna is also a dance writer for different medias and co-funder of the website CCCdanse.com