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Feature: Ingrid Silva

Ingrid Silva began her formal ballet training at the age of 8 at Dançando Para Não Dançar, the Deborah Colker school and Escola de Dança Maria Olenewa. She has also apprenticed with Company Grupo Corpo in Brazil. After entering the Univercidade da Cidade College, she decided to follow her passion and traveled to New York… Continue reading Feature: Ingrid Silva

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Feature: Michaela DePrince

Michaela DePrince was born in war-torn Sierra Leone during the decade long civil war that took place there.  After rebels killed her father, and her mother died, her uncle left her at an orphanage.  There she was taunted and abused by the women who cared for the children because she had a skin condition called… Continue reading Feature: Michaela DePrince

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Feature: Ebony Williams

Ebony Williams comes from Boston, Massachusetts, where she trained with the Boston Ballet from age eight through high school. She also attended the Roxbury Center for the Performing Arts. She is a May 2005 graduate of the Boston Conservatory with a Bachelor of Fine Arts. Williams has been a dancer for Cedarlake Contemporary Ballet, a… Continue reading Feature: Ebony Williams

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Feature: Ashley Murphy

Ashley Murphy began her dance training at age 3. She was enrolled in the pre-professional division at Carol Anglin Dance Center from 1993-2002, where she became a member of Louisiana Dance Theatre, an Honor Company of Regional Dance America. She has also performed for Shreveport Opera and Moscow State Ballet as well as in the… Continue reading Feature: Ashley Murphy