Anne Beck
Anne Beck
Associate Teaching Professor of Dance

Phone:765-285-4244

Room:BG 203


Anne Beck (she/her) is an Associate Teaching Professor of Musical Theatre Dance teaching all levels of Jazz, Tap, Choreography and Musical Theatre Dance styles as well as directing and choreographing shows in Ball State’s production season. Anne was a Broadway performer working in NYC and on National tours for over 15 years. As a hired dance captain, lead, ensemble member and swing, Anne knows how to coach and train our students to be successful working artists from hands-on experience.

Performing credits include:
Broadway: SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER (original Broadway Company w/ today’s Broadway choreographers Andy Blankenbeuhler, Casey Nicholaw and Josh Prince). National tours: THE WHO’S TOMMY (Sally Simpson), SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER (Stephanie Mangano), GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES w/ Barbara Eden. Other credits include: A CHORUS LINE(Cassie), CATS (Bombalurina) PIPPIN (Catherine), ANYTHING GOES w/ Judy Kaye and Rachel York, HAIRSPRAY w/ Beth Leavel, George Wendt and John Waters, YOU’RE..CHARLIE BROWN (Lucy), LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS (Audrey), WEST SIDE STORY (Anita), EVITA w/ Natalie Toro (Artpark), ME AND MY GIRL (Alan Coates dir Artpark), and Carousel (Terrence Mann Theatre). Anne has had the pleasure of working w/ Hal Linden, Sandi Patty, Gary Beach, Micky Dolenz, Broadway’s Phantom Ben Crawford, Andy Karl, Orfeh and more. Anne has choreographed or directed over 150 musicals for theaters across the US. Anne co-choreographed DANCING IN THE DARK (Off Broadway at the Lambs Theatre) as well as Lavender and Three (two NYC workshops) for  . She has traveled to teach in Sardenia, Italy, Modena, Italy, Mexico City, Mexico, Toronto, Ontario and Calgary and taught at STEPS in NYC for eight years. Anne loves the Ball State family and her students, and being a lifelong learner, artist and mentor to our graduates.