Anna Gichan (she/her) is a dancer and choreographer using movement as a means for cultivating relationships with the self, others, and the world around her. She is interested in sensory gains and deprivations which come from her experiences as a deaf/hoh woman. She’s currently a Brooklyn College CDI artist in residence, recently presenting her first full work at BAX supported by BAX & CDI (2021-23). She’s also the recipient of Dance.NYC Disabled Artist Residency with Gibney (winter of 2022), Moving Women Artists Resident at Gallim Dance (summer of 2021), and Artist Professional Learning Institute Residency (2020-21). Anna is a teaching artist through Young Audiences Arts for Learning. As a freelancer Anna currently performs with OMNIUM Circus, a circus focused on inclusion and access.
[Image Description: Anna, a young white woman, warmly smiles at the camera with caring eyes and long chestnut hair draped over her left shoulder revealing a turquoise earring. She's seated in 3/4 profile against a white wall wearing a navy top.]