Garrett Anderson began his training in Walnut Creek, California, under the direction of Richard Cammack and Zola Dishong at the Contra Costa Ballet Centre. He continued to study on scholarship at San Francisco Ballet School, and then in Pacific Northwest Ballet’s professional division.
In 2001, Garrett joined San Francisco Ballet as a member of the corps de ballet and in 2005 was promoted to soloist. During his time there he danced works by George Balanchine, Helgi Tomasson, Yuri Possokov, Christopher Wheldon, Jerome Robbins and Mark Morris. After seven years in the company, he left to join the Royal Ballet of Flanders in Antwerp, Belgium, as a first soloist, under the direction of Kathryn Bennets. There he toured extensively throughout Europe and the world, dancing works by renowned choreographers including William Forsythe and Marcia Haydée. In January of 2011, he returned to the United States to dance with Trey McIntyre Project for their touring season, before joining Hubbard Street Dance Chicago. During his five seasons with Hubbard Street he danced the work of Jiří Kylián, Ohad Naharin, Mats Ek, Alejandro Cerrudo, Nacho Duato, among others.
In 2016, Garrett became Chair of the Dance Department at New Mexico School for the Arts, where he created curriculum, taught, choreographed, and staged existing works including pieces by Alejandro Cerrudo and Penny Saunders. He has since performed three seasons with SFDanceworks, for which he was named one of the year’s outstanding male performers by Dance Europe. Garrett has also been a guest artist with Ballet Chicago, Civic Ballet of Chicago, Chicago Repertory Ballet and Boise’s LED. Garrett was the recipient of an American Ballet Theatre national dance scholarship and holds a B.A. from St. Mary’s College of California.
Anne received her training from Dame Sonia Arova and Thor Sutowski, The Washington School of Ballet, and The Kirov Academy. She began her professional career with Alabama Ballet, later joining Oregon Ballet Theatre (OBT) where she enjoyed a fifteen-year career. She became a principal dancer for OBT and danced leading roles in works by George Balanchine, James Kudelka, Christopher Wheeldon, Twyla Tharp, Jerome Robbins, Paul Taylor, Trey McIntyre, Nicolo Fonte, and had numerous original roles created for her by
Christopher Stowell and others. After retiring from the stage, Anne held several positions on the artistic staff of OBT, including Artistic Coordinator, Director of Artistic Operations and Interim Artistic Director.
Anne has worked extensively as a stager, remounting works by Christopher Stowell, Nicolo Fonte, and Trey McIntyre for Ballet West, The Washington Ballet, Tulsa Ballet, Diablo Ballet, and Carolina Ballet. She has also served as Choreographic Assistant to Guillaume Côté of the National Ballet of Canada, assisting him in the creation of Frame by Frame, a multi-media collaboration with Robert LePage and the Canadian Film Board.
As a choreographer, her work has been performed by Oregon Ballet Theatre, Alabama Ballet, Ballet Victoria, Body Vox, and The Portland Ballet, where she held a position as Co-Artistic Director. Anne was a co-founder of Trey McIntyre Project, performing as a company artist from 2005 to 2007, also serving as the organization’s founding Managing Director from 2004 to 2006.
Keri has been a Costume Director/Costume Shop Manager for: The Western Stage at Hartnell College, Solano College Theater, Berkeley Repertory Theater, The California Shakespeare Festival and Boise State University. Her costume designs have been seen onstage at Berkeley Repertory Theater, The San Francisco Shakespeare Festival, The Western Stage, African American Shakespeare Company, B Street Theater, Golden Threads Productions, The New Conservatory Theater Center, BCT and Boise State University.
Recent designs include Don Giovanni and Manon for Opera Idaho and Macbeth and Othello for African American Shakespeare Company. She received a 2018 Theater Bay Area Award for Outstanding Costume Design for When Pigs Fly at New Conservatory Theater Center in San Francisco. Keri makes her home in the Boise Area where she is the Costume Director for Ballet Idaho.
Tony is returning for his fifth season with Ballet Idaho. He received his lighting design training at Boise State University under the mentorship of Raquel Davis and Fred Hansen. Tony’s Ballet Idaho credits include Peter Pan, The Monster and The Gift, Concerto Barocco, Night Crawlers, and NewDance. His career design credits include work with Boise Contemporary Theater, Opera Idaho, Idaho Dance Theatre, Off Center Dance, and Surel’s Place.