CDI (Cuny Dance Initiative) Arts & Social Justice Residency at Brooklyn College and BAX/Brooklyn Arts Exchange (2021-22)
Disabled Artist Space Grant (2019-21)
Born deaf and raised hearing, Anna Gichan (she/her) is a performing artist and choreographer. Anna grew up as a competitive gymnast and contemporary dancer and received a BFA in Dance from Rutgers University Mason Gross School of the Arts alongside a year of study at the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance in Israel. Currently Anna is on the Movement Research Accessibility Advisory Team and is a Brooklyn College CDI artist in residence (2021-23). Anna also was a Ballet22 choreographer in residence (summer 2022), 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 Teaching Residency (2020-21). As a freelancer Anna also currently performs with OMNIUM Circus, a circus focused on inclusion and access.