Anneliese Merrikin originally from Norfolk, graduated from Middlesex University in 2002 with a 2.1 BA HONS degree in Performing Arts. Throughout her career Anneliese has been fortunate enough to combine her passion for travel and dancing; performing in Production Show’s in Dubai, Macau, Abu Dhabi, Greece, Portugal also enjoying a year performing in Corporate Events and Road Shows around Hong Kong and Shang Hai. Anneliese has been lucky enough to travel the remainder of the world she hadn’t yet ventured to during the many years she spent working on Cruise Ships for P&0, M.S.C, Costa and Saga Cruises.
Her work within U.K has included; several seasons at Hippodrome Circus as both a dancer and a synchronized Show Swimmer, Pantomimes for QDOS Entertainment; including the U.K Tour of ‘Sinderella’ starring alongside Jim Davidson (filmed for DVD by Universal Pictures). Her commercial credits include dancing for ‘Mis-teeq’, ‘S Club 7, Wella Shock Waves and Smart Phone, and more recently dancing in a Flash Mob for ‘Harrods’ in London.
Anneliese is delighted to be part of the cast of ‘The Wizard of Oz”, and spending her first Christmas in Motherwell.