Septime Webre, Artistic Director, Washington Ballet
Lauren Jonas, Artistic Director, Diablo Ballet
Adam Sklute, Artistic Director, Ballet West
Elizabeth Corbett, International Guest Artist
Val Caniparoli, World Renowned Choreographer
ANNE is a 14-member dance troupe that will tour 6 American cities, and reach thousands of audience members with our message of human tolerance and anti-hate. The troupe presents a multimedia performance/lecture series about the Holocaust consisting of:
• A 45 minute dance work based on the story of Anne Frank as interpreted by choreographer Mauricio Wainrot • An oral, theatrical presentation about anti-hate and human tolerance • An in-lobby exhibition of related Holocaust educational materials
The mission of ANNE is to present an unmatched dance and theatrical performance experience through acclaimed choreographer Mauricio Wainrot’s moving contemporary ballet Anne Frank, impacting and informing the lives of countless people through performances featuring the greatest dance artists from across America and around the world. With its message of tolerance, anti-hate, and Holocaust education, The Project is both an artistic as well as humanitarian endeavor.
Spearheaded by an internationally renowned creative and administrative team, The Project is also a dynamic tool to encourage the widest possible audience for dance. As an artistic, educational and philanthropic model for communities across the country, ANNE will travel nationwide in a yearlong dance/lecture series challenging audiences to experience dance in a completely different way.
Mr. Allagree began his professional career in 1993. He has been a performance
industry professional for the last 15 years with the Joffrey Ballet, Tulsa Ballet,
The Royal Winnipeg Ballet, Pennsylvania Ballet, Ballet de Santiago, and Ballet
Florida, reaching national and international acclaim. His Broadway credits include
being an original cast member in Twyla Tharp and Billy Joelʼs Movinʼ Out.
Currently, Mr. Allagree has created and leads Andrew Allagree Productions, LLC,
producing and directing regional and national musicals, dance, and theater
productions with the mission of strengthening and building American arts and
Nan and Béla Hackman • Peggy Jalenak • Harry Allagree • Anonymous • Jeffrey Feld • Leslie Berkelhammer • Fred Roden • The Idea Guys • Ideas Without Boundaries, Inc. • Harriet Ross • Charles and Karen Steele • Jim Stickney • Charles Jalenak • Lyn Silberman