-Anna met Maestro Enrico Cecchetti
Within two years Cecchetti worked with Anna and helped strengthen her weak back, improve her confidence, and difficult technical challenged were mastered.
- the biggest influence to Anna
Many people thought that when Anna began working with Cecchetti the Italian schools teachings would be negatively affected. But she was already a finished artist, and while learning from Cecchetti what she needed, she kept to the purity of style learned at school. (Dandré 14)