Jada began dancing at the age of four, receiving most of her dance training from Central Washington Dance Academy in The Pacific Northwest. She has performed roles as a Snowflake, Marzipan, Dewdrop Fairy, and Spanish in The Nutcracker, Cinderella in Cinderella, The Lilac Fairy in The Sleeping Beauty, and Alice in Alice in Wonderland. Jada has attended summer intensives at the The Rock School for Dance Education in Philadelphia and State Street Ballet in Santa Barbara. While in high school she competed in the Youth American Grand Prix twice. During her senior year she further continued her dance training with the Dance Department at Central Washington University. Upon graduating high school she continued her training with State Street Ballet’s trainee program under the direction of Megan Philipp. There she performed the role of Marzipan in State Street Ballet’s The Nutcracker and added Le Corsaire and Swan Lake to her repertoire. Jada will be joining Ballet Idaho for the 2017/18 season as an apprentice.
Our 2017/18 Apprentice Program is sponsored by Thomas and Marilyn Beck, Stefanie Fry, and Kurt and Lynne Williams.