Annie Guest began her dance training at age 3 and joined the MNR DF family at age 8. She competed with the MNR DF dance team for 8 years nationally and internationally. Annie’s passion for teaching and choreography was fostered at a young age as she began her teaching career at age 16.
Annie received a BFA of Dance from Kenyon College where she was awarded best choreographer by her peers. During her time at Kenyon she focused on classical and contemporary Modern Technique, Ballet, and Somatic dance techniques, including Laban Movement Analysis, Alexander Technique, Pilates, and Yoga. While at Kenyon, Annie worked under notable choreographers and teachers such as Balinda Craig-Quijada, Julie Brodie, Kora Radella Feller, Leslie Seiters, Bill Young, Oliver Tarpaga, and KT Neihoff.
Upon graduation in 2009, Annie served as Artistic Associate for 3 seasons at The Eli and Edythe Broad Stage in Santa Monica. She has taught at Archer School for Girls, Paul Revere Middle School, and Windward School. Annie is Co-Director of the award-winning MNR DF dance team and teaches Ballet, Jazz/Contemporary, Lyrical, Modern, Tap, and Hip-Hop. Annie is also skilled at working with our mini dancers under the age of 6, teaching flexibility and conditioning, as well as working with dancers with ASD and other motor/developmental disorders.