Anna B. Cruz grew up in Jalisco, Mexico, studied dance and choreography at the University of Guadalajara.
Anna believes art is a form of expression that emanates from the spirit and the gifts of our Creator.
She has participated in dance celebrations
since she was 7 years old, enjoys photography and poetry.
Her passion for Day of the Dead celebrations is known in the community.
Anna represented the Northwest after auditioning for Kroger's Taste of Mexico commercial for Fred Meyer in 2014.
She has performed in most of Tepeyac's and Vancouver Ballet Folklorico's events, helps edit music for the group, coordinates dance programs and practices, and seeks new contacts and partnerships in the community.
Keeping traditions and culture is an important aspect of life.