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CeCelia Smith

CeCelia Smith

Arvada, Colorado
Ballet Arizona Studio Company
Joined Ballet Arizona: 2021
Training: The School of Ballet Arizona, Colorado Conservatory of Dance, Classical Ballet Academy, The Washington School of Ballet, Miami City Ballet School, Bolshi Ballet Academy, Colorado Ballet, Texas Ballet Theatre, The University of Arizona School of Dance

Cecelia is from Arvada, Colorado where she trained at Colorado Conservatory of Dance under the direction of Julia Wilkinson Manley and at Classical Ballet Academy under the direction of Elizabeth Shipiatsky. She then joined the University of Arizona’s School of Dance, graduating Summa Cum Laude with a BFA in Dance and a Minor in Finance in three years. She has spent summers training at The Washington School of Ballet, Miami City Ballet School, Bolshoi Ballet Academy, Texas Ballet Theater, Colorado Ballet, and The School of Ballet Arizona.

In her free time, Cecelia enjoys thrifting, crocheting, running, and hiking. She is most excited to revisit some of her favorite ballets this season with Ballet Arizona, including Giselle and Balanchine’s The Four Temperaments.

This is Cecelia’s second season as a Ballet Arizona Studio Company Member. She was cast as Fairy of the Enchanted Garden in The School of Ballet Arizona and Phoenix Youth Symphony Orchestras 2022 production of The Sleeping Beauty.