Anna Näsström works as a freelance dancer and choreographer. She is amongst other places educated at The Modern dance performance program at DOCH in Stockholm and further trained at for example Broadway dance center in New York City where she also became the first member of the voguing house ”The Legendary House of Ninja”. Anna has toured and/or played productions such as ”Svansjön/Swanlake Reloaded”, ”Stop. Play. Rewind”, ”Cabaret – The musical”, ”Animal instinct”, ”The Opera – Carmen”, danced and choreographed for various musicartists and in 2012 she won ”The Kingsize Magazine’s prize for – Best dance”. Anna is also a member of Swedish based dance company ”P*fect” which specializes in vogue and waacking and has a strong commitment to questions on equal rights regardless of sex, gender, color or sexuality which permeates her and their work.
1. What is the main focus on your classes?
I want everyone to enjoy themselves as well as learn something new in my class. I mix working with choreography as well as freestyle and play a lot with different dynamics, levels and musicality! We will also work on performing, and finding the confidence in owning your body and space as well as enjoying it.
2. Which qualities do you think is important in a dancer?
I think it’s important to be open to new things, styles, movement and knowledge. To aim to have fun with your dance and at the same time work to get better each time, whether it’s class, practicing on your own, in the club or wherever. Having goals to what you want to do with your dance is a great start, going for it, and to keep learning always.
3. What makes your style unique?
My style is influenced by many different movements styles. I think the versatility is what makes it fun and unique if you will. I’ve trained a lot of different styles and I try to give you what inspires me the most from it all.
4. What inspires you?
SO much!!! Dope human beings in different ways, MUSIC, dance, nature, cats.. 🙂