Ann Fisher established Conservatory of Classical Ballet in 2001 after teaching and directing throughtout the San Francisco Bay Area since 1988. From 1997 to 2001 she was the director of Berkeley Ballet Theater and the Founding Artistic Director of the critically acclaimed Berkeley Ballet Theater Youth Ensemble. Her Students have gone on to have professional careers as dancers, teachers, choreographers and company directors.
Ms Fisher received her early training from Oakland Ballet Academy, and in 1983 she began dancing and touring internationally with the Oakland Ballet Company. During her nine years with the Company she had the wonderful experience of working with some of the great legends of our time, and performing a diverse repertoire of classical, contemporary, Americana and Diaghilev era ballets. Her greatest joy is sharing her enthusiasm and knowledge of dance with her students.