Mary Grace Elizabeth Cole is an alumna of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts in Winston-Salem with a BFA in Classical Ballet. There she received training from esteemed faculty members such as Susan Jaffe, Eva Draw, Jared Redick, Misha Tchoupakov, Laura Martin, and Jennet Zerbe. She performed in a variety of repertoire at the university including Don Quixote, Stephanie Martinez’s Wandering On, and soloist roles in Bournonville’s Napoli, Swan Lake Pas de Trois, and Ilya Kozadayev’s original Nutcracker ballet. Originally from Charlotte, she is a North Carolina native. She first discovered her love for dance at the age of two with the Union County Youth Ballet, where she trained in various dance styles throughout her childhood.
Mary Grace has an extensive background in teaching and choreography. She is currently a ballet instructor at the RBT school.