Julia Salter was born and raised in Reno, Nevada, where she trained at The Conservatory of Movement under Miriam Allen, Barbara Land, and Eve Allen. Julia completed the Royal Academy of Dance Advanced II syllabus with distinction and performed some of her favorite roles with AVA Ballet Theatre under the artistic direction of Alexander Van Alstyne. She spent several summers training with American Ballet Theatre, Houston Ballet, UNCSA, and The Ailey School. Julia attended The University of Utah where she recently graduated cum laude with a B.F.A in Ballet and a B.S. in Communication. This is Julia's first season with Roanoke Ballet Theatre, and she is excited to begin her professional career.