Anna began her directing career at Theatre503 where she directed a number of world premieres before being made an Associate Director. She was awarded the Michael and Morvern Heller Director's Bursary at Chichester Festival Theatre where she assisted directors such as Richard Eyre and Rupert Goold. In 2012 Anna was made co-Artistic Director of Theatre on the Fly at Chichester Festival Theatre.
Anna received the Gate Theatre/Headlong New Directions Award for her adaptation of Frank Wedekind's Lulu and retuned to the Gate the following year to adapt and direct Arthur Schnitzler’s Dream Story. Anna was nominated for the 2015 Olivier Award Outstanding Achievement in an Affiliate Theatre for her production of Four Minutes Twelve Seconds at Hampstead Theatre Downstairs, which subsequently transferred to Trafalgar Studios.
Anna has directed at major drama schools in the UK and is a regular tutor at the Actor's Centre in London.
Anna directed The Stick House for Raucous Collective and Bristol OId Vic, a site specific performance which took place in tunnels underneath Bristol Temple Meads Station. In 2016 Anna directed three plays at Hampstead Theatre, The Argument by William Boyd, Labyrinth by Beth Steel and Kiss Me by Richard Bean. Kiss Me transferred to Trafalgar Studios in June this year. She returned to Hampstead Theatre in September to direct Luke Barnes’ new play No One Will Tell Me How to Start A Revolution and in January 2018 will direct Dry Powder by Sarah Burgess.