Originally from Stuart, Florida, Ms. Rich began her training at the Dance Academy of Stuart with Alicia Chodera, Loretta Miller, Charles Russell, and Charlotte Ray. She later moved to Miami and danced with the Miami City Ballet School where she studied under Alexandra Koltun, Alex Lapshin, Geta Constantinescu, Carter Alexander, and benefitted from master classes with Edward Villella. While at MCBS, she danced Russian Girl in Serenade, Medora in Le Corsaire and Balanchine’s Square Dance. At Festival Ballet, Ms. Rich has performed roles such as the Finger Fairy in The Sleeping Beauty, Mouse Queen, Chinese, and Spanish in The Nutcracker, Balanchine’s Agon, the four little swans in Swan Lake, and many other contemporary and classical ballets. Ms. Rich has attended summer programs at Orlando Ballet, Joffrey Midwest, ABT NY, SAB, Miami City Ballet School. This is her seventh season with FBP.