Anna Ross is a Toronto-born, now LA-based actor, model, and dancer. Union affiliations include AEA and SAG-AFTRA. She received a degree as a Drama Specialist (Theatre Performance) at the University of Toronto in early 2011 and, throughout her years of dedication to her work, she has garnered significant experience in the realms of theatre, film & television, commercial acting, commercial/editorial modeling, and dance photography/videography.
Anna is a trained dancer in a broad variety of styles, including (but not limited to) ballet, jazz, swing, lyrical, contemporary, and Eastern fusion.
Anna has starred in plays, such as “New Talent” at the London Fringe Theatre Festival, Toronto Fringe Theatre Festival, and Hamilton Fringe Theatre Festival. The play received a five-star rating and Eye Weekly commends the cast’s “brilliant acting” and comments that “Ross heartbreakingly captures the frailty beneath her character’s veil of indifference”.
Anna has worked consistently in film and television projects since her debut as an actor. The first film in which Anna had a principal role, “Whatever That Is” (2009), was one of only thirteen films across Canada to be screened at the Toronto International Film Festival Student Showcase. She has also had major roles in “The Collapsed” (2011), “Corollary” (2013), “I Really Hate My Ex” (2015), “Those Among Us” (2015), “Chess and the Stranger” (2016), and that’s just to name a few.
Anna Ross can also be seen in televised episodes of Comedy Central’s “Kroll Show” (2013), “Casual” (2016), and “Motive to Murder” (2017), among others.
Anna’s previous modeling experience includes live appearances at Ace Gallery Beverly Hills & Balisi Fashions, on-camera appearances on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s “Dragons’ Den”, a fashion spread in “Bold Insight” magazine, as well as televised & print advertisements for “Rogers Wireless”, “Mattel Inc.”, “Pizza Nova” and “Staples Business Depot.”
Anna is committed to her training in dance, especially ballet. She has received a highly commended standing in Advanced Cecchetti Specimen Ballet from the National Ballet School of Canada. Anna has performed with Limitless Productions, Ismailova Theatre of Dance, and events sponsored by Sony Music & MTV. Anna also trains in singing and is an advanced piano player.