Annalee Tull has an MFA in interdisciplinary arts from Goddard College, an MA in communication studies emphasizing performance from East Tennessee State University, and a BA degree in dance and journalism from Radford University with a minor in French.
She has trained extensively in ballet, tap, jazz, tumbling, hip hop, modern and contemporary styles of dance.
She is on faculty at Watts Dance Studio and choreographs regionally with the Showcase Dancers. She is a former member of DDO Artists Agency, where she performed in music videos for Taylor Swift and Dierks Bentley.
Tull published a textbook, Dance as a Human Experience, in the fall of 2019, and has performed in NYC with the Choreographer’s Canvas, Tap it Out, and Tap Futures. She also commissioned new work at the Smack Mellon Institute in New York for the Itinerant international performance art festival.
Professor Tull teaches tap technique, ballet technique, jazz technique, musical theatre dance, and Introduction to Dance artistry.
Goddard College, Plainfield, VT
M.F.A. Interdisciplinary Arts, 2017
East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN
M.A., Communication Studies, 2014
Radford University, Radford, VA
B.A. Dance/ Journalism, 2011
While at Radford, she danced with the dance department as well as the hip hop dance group, AreUHype. Annalee performs and choreographs works surrounding Appalachian identity and created a performance art piece titled “Celebrating Appalachia” for the Crooked Road’s Mountains of Music Homecoming festival. She has choreographed full-length musicals, such as Baby: the musical, Pippin, and Into the Woods. More recently, Annalee has performed in New York City at the Choreographer’s Canvas, performing Bob Boross’s work “I am,” and at the Tap City festival performing works by Ted Louis Levy and Brenda Buffalino. She also published her first book chapter about performing Appalachian identity. She has also presented “The Independence Project” in Philadelphia, using movement and spoken word. As a community driven artist, she plans on creating more community based works on US soil and abroad.