Born in Amsterdam, Anna Bekirova started dancing at the Dutch National Ballet Academy at age 10 and graduated in 2016. After her graduation, she moved to Vancouver to study at Arts Umbrella under the guidance of Artemis Gordon. Here she had the opportunity to work with world-renowned artists such as Crystal Pite, Wen Wei Wang, Lesley Telford, Tom Weinberger and Cayetano Soto. Anna was one of Ballet BC’s emerging artists for the 2018-2019 season. She is incredibly excited to be joining as a full company member this year.