Hometown: Tampa, Florida
Born in Tampa, Gracie began her dance career at the age of three at New Tampa Dance Theatre in Tampa, Florida. While there, Gracie studied Ballet, Hip Hop, Jazz, Modern, and Tap. She was a member of the in house company, Dance Theatre of Tampa. In 2013, She continued her dance training at America’s Ballet School. Her focus became Ballet, Contemporary, and Modern dance. Gracie has participated in many outreach performances in the Tampa Bay area. She has taken many master classes and different workshops at America’s Ballet School. She has also competed in Youth America Grand Prix dance competition, and was awarded the honor of being selected as one of the Top 12 dancers in the Senior Modern Division for the Tampa Semi-Regional Finals in 2017. Gracie has also had opportunity to study in several summer programs across the country. These include Butler University, America’s Ballet Theater, and The Rock School of Dance, as well as America’s Ballet School. Her performance experience include various classical ballets, including the Nutcracker, Don Quixote, Alice in Wonderland, Cinderella, and Coppellia. She has also been a part of several original choreographies by Paula Nuñez, such as Frida, Outflow, and It’s Happening Anyway. Gracie is also honored to be a member of Tampa City Ballet II and looks forward to her continued growth as a dancer and also sharing her passion of dance with those around her.