Anna-Marie Holmes  
Organization: Jacob’s Pillow Dance

Position: Ballet Program Director

Affiliation with organization: 2010 – Present

Years active at YAGP: 2000 – Present


Anna-Marie Holmes, artistic director, choreographer, master-teacher, and celebrated ballerina, is an internationally acclaimed dance luminary. Her stagings of Russian ballet classics are in the repertoires of leading ballet companies worldwide, and she is a master coach of principals and soloists in companies such as American Ballet Theatre and English National Ballet. Holmes is a recipient of the prestigious Dance Magazine Award and an Emmy Award for her staging of Le Corsaire for American Ballet Theatre’s PBS Great Performances. In 2017, Holmes staged Le Corsaire for The Hungarian National Ballet, Pittsburgh Ballet, and The Hong Kong Ballet. Additionally, in 2017 her Don Quixote was performed by Tulsa Ballet, and Swan Lake by the Norwegian National Ballet. Holmes was a guest artist at Jacob’s Pillow in 1968 and 1969 and is in her 18th season as Ballet Program Director.