Anita trained at Bretton Hall College and is an accomplished musical theatre actress and director and has performed several lead roles both in London and regionally. She is an award winning singer.
Anita has over 17 years experience as a Director and Choreographer and has worked extensively with a number of professional, amateur and community groups. She has numerous critically acclaimed and award winning productions to her name. During her professional career Anita has directed and choreographed over 43 full scale musicals, 14 Gilbert & Sullivan operettas, 12 operas and several plays and reviews.
Anita was appointed as Artistic Director of Leeds G&S in 2008 and of Leeds Youth Opera in 2013. She works within the production team on all visual aspects of a production within a very limited budget. Under Anita’s direction Leeds G&S and LYO have won numerous awards from Leeds Civic Arts Guild and at the Wharfedale Festival.