Anna Mayta grew up in Chile. She graduated from Empire State College in June 2001 with a BA in Dance in Education. In 2006, she was awarded a dissemination award from the Dutchess County Arts Council in Poughkeepsie, New York. In October 2020 she was accepted to Bethany Arts Center residency in Ossining NY. Where she choreographed a solo dance inspired by the idea that men and women are equal. In 2022 she was awarded a grant from CREATE to choreograph a piece about the stories of the Latinx community in Hudson NY dealing with linguistic prejudice. Ms. Mayta teaches the Spanish language through movement in addition to fusion dance, which centers on the incorporation of African, Classical Indian, Flamenco, Chilean, Modern and Latin dance styles. Anna Mayta has performed at Dixon place and Spoke the Hub in NYC, in Bangalore India, Boston MA, Maine and around the Hudson Valley. Ms. Mayta directs her dance company, Mayta Fusion Dance in choreographing pieces that have social action themes and stories of humanity in collaboration with dancers, artists, musicians and others to bring change through the arts.