Annie is an former competition gymnast. She is a co-founder and co-owner of Studio 88 Swing in Montreal (Canada) where she has taught swing since 2001. As the artistic director, she also manages and dances in the Montreal Swinging Air Force dance performance troupe, which has been 2008 Team Divisions Champions of the Canadian and American Championships.
She is passionate and enthusiastic as a swing dancer, teacher and competitor. Her style joins dynamism and power with a subtleness that is very feminine.
Annie won many titles in the international Lindy Hop competition circuit. Lately, she won 1st place in the Showcase division of the International Lindy Hop Championships and she also won the Hellzapoppin contest at Frankie95 last May, with his partner Max Pitruzzella. She is also a part of the Ninjammerz team, an International Lindy Hop performance troupe.
Annie was a part of the recreation of the famous Hellzapoppin’ dance scene during the Frankie95 event and she also worked as a coach and choreographer in the new Cirque du Soleil show ‘Elvis: City Center’, in Las Vegas.