Anna-Luella Zahner was born in Berlin. She studied Ballet at the Académie Besso of Toulouse and Modern Dance at The Ailey School and Movement Research in New York City. In 2012, she received a BA in Fine Arts and Anthropology from Hunter College of the City University of New York.
As a performer she has worked for choreographers such as Kenji Ouellet (DE/CN), Melinda Ring (US) and Krystina Lhotakova/Ladislav Soukup (LaS Company)(CZ) and has presented her own video works and performances at venues such as the tanzhaus nrw and in several exhibitions and film festivals.
She currently lives in Düsseldorf and works as a dramaturg for the FFT Düsseldorf