Anna Lentz was raised in Brooklyn, New York. Her mother exposed her to the arts at a young age and Lentz took an interest. At eight years old, Lentz joined the Brooklyn Youth Chorus which she sang in until the age of sixteen. During this time, Anna attended LaGuardia Arts High School as a drama major. 

Lentz attended Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University where she received her B.F.A in Acting. During her junior year of college her acting company studied at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre in London for 6 months.  After her time at Rutgers, Lentz worked in New York before being accepted into the Professional Training Company at the Actors Theatre of Louisville. She still lives in Brooklyn, NY. Lentz is represented by HCKR Agency (theatrical) and Abrams Artists (commercial).