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Anjali Kanter



Anjali Kanter is a dancer, actor, singer, and musician. She was born in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Although she was raised primarily in Santa Fe, New Mexico, Anjali has extensive national and international travel experience.

Anjali has been performing in various capacities from a very young age.  She began performing in primary school as an award winning classical Indian Bharatnatyam dancer. Anjali went on to briefly study Fencing, Ice-skating, and Tae Kwon Do. From the age of seven until the present Anjali has taken acting classes both at school, Diamond Head Theater in Honolulu, Perry Mansfield Performing Arts Camp in Colorado, and Broadway Dance Center in New York City. Throughout elementary school, Anjali sang and acted on stage numerous times. Although presented with many opportunities to continue acting and singing, at age eight her performance focus shifted to dance. In addition to singing, Anjali plays the acoustic and bass guitars and the ukulele.
Anjali began seriously studying ballet, contemporary, and jazz at the age of eight in Santa Fe, New Mexico.  During her school years she trained and performed with Moving People Dance Company, Aspen Santa Fe Ballet, National Dance Institute of New Mexico, Sparrow Dance Collective, Ballet Hawaii, 24/7 Dance Force of Kaneohe, HI, Arthur Murray of Honolulu, Alonzo King Lines Ballet, Arcos Dance Company, and Perry Mansfield Performing Arts Camp. The dance teachers who most influenced her were Curtis Ulhemann, Erica Gionfriddo, Jonathan Guise, Lori Brody, Ronn Stewart, Annie Mullins, Allegra Lillard and Sheila Rozann.

During Anjali's junior year of high school, she attended the Joffrey Ballet School's Jazz and Contemporary training program in New York City. She trained with many choreographers including Michael Blake, Colleen Barnes, Jana Hicks, Marijke Eliasberg, Joilynn, Joanna Numata, and many more.

After graduating from high school in Santa Fe, Anjali moved back to New York City to train at Broadway Dance Center and Steps on Broadway. In Fall 2017, she attended the Professional Training Program at Broadway Dance Center where she had the pleasure of training with Neil Schwartz, Joanna Numata, Emily Greenwell, Ginger Cox, Justin Conte, Greg Zane, Bettina Sheppard, Phil Orsano and many others.

Outside of her artistic endeavors, Anjali loves traveling, surfing (basically any activity that involves water), nature photography, ceramics, drawing, hiking, rock climbing, cooking and baking, camping, animals, and the healing arts.


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