Anna Orlova was born in L'vov, Ukraine and immigrated to the US as a child. She studied ballet at the prestigious L'vov Opera Ballet Academy and continued her dance studies in New York untill she swithed her focus to acting. She studied the Sanford Meisner technique at the Maggie Flaninage Studio Conservatory program in NYC.
She is one of three Floating Train Productions, a Film and Theater production company. Her directorial debut under Floating Train Productions "Like This" a short film primiered at the NY Exquisite Corpse Film Festival.
She can recently be seen on Law&Order: SVU.