Dance Teacher Faculty Bio | Annie Rigney | Steps on Broadway
Faculty - Steps on Broadway
Annie Rigney
Annie Rigney is a New York based dancer, choreographer, Gaga teacher, and Ilan lev therapist. She grew up in Berkeley, CA and began her dance training at age 3. After graduating from the Dance Conservatory at SUNY Purchase, she moved to Tel Aviv and apprenticed with the Batsheva Ensemble, performing works by Ohad Naharin and Sharon Eyal. She later danced with Inbal Pinto and Avshalom Pollak Dance Company for 2 seasons, touring in Israel and internationally with their works Oyster, Rushes, and Bombyx Mori. Annie has freelanced with LeeSaar the Company, Zoe Schofield, and Gallim Dance. In 2015, Annie joined the cast of Sleep No More, Punchdrunk's acclaimed immersive show in NYC, and performed with the company until early 2019.

Annie has been a practicing Ilan Lev Therapist since 2011. She operates a private practice in the Ilan Lev Method, treating dancers and other artists for injury and functional limitations. She is a certified Gaga teacher and teaches regularly in New York City at Gibney Dance Center, Mark Morris Dance Center, and SUNY Purchase. Her work has been performed at Batsheva Studios in Tel Aviv as part of Bathseva Ensemble Creates, at Greenspace DanceNow(NYC), in the Dance Theater Lab at SUNY Purchase, Manhattan Movement and Arts Center, and the Berkeley Repertory Theater, Reverb Dance Festival.