Anna Seymour is a Melbourne-based contemporary dance artist. She was born profoundly Deaf and uses Auslan and English to communicate. She completed a Bachelor of Creative Arts (Dance) in 2012 and has worked for various companies and choreographers including Ballet Lab and KAGE. Anna co-founded The Delta Project in 2012 (productions include Collisions with Jodie Farrugia/Jo Dunbar and Under My Skin with Lina Limosani/Jo Dunbar) a dance company employing Deaf and hearing performers. In 2016 Anna presented her first choreographic work Distraction Society for the Melbourne Fringe Festival and worked as an actress for Deafferent Theatre (Black is the Colour) which earned her a Green Room Award nomination for Best Performer in Independent Theatre. She has taught dance workshops for Deaf young people, people with disability, professional dancers and physical theatre performers with a focus on inclusive dance practice. Anna regularly collaborates with artists from different disciplines including a mural painted by Guido van Helten on a 7-story building in Prahan, Melbourne.
In 2017, Anna was awarded a dance residency in New York through the Australia Council of Arts and a residency in Berlin through Arts Access Australia.
When not moving around in the dance studio and writing emails; she spends time cooking, practicing handstands and reading spy novels.