2017-18 BalletMet Trainees

McKenna Winders

Born in Lubbock, Texas, McKenna Winders began her training at Ballet Lubbock under the direction of Yvonne Racz Key. In 2014, McKenna was given the unique opportunity to perform in Cats alongside Ken Page and Todrick Hall. In 2016, McKenna moved to Chicago, Illinois, where she joined the Youth Company of A&A Ballet and studied with Alexei Kremnev and Anna Reznik. McKenna has attended Summer Intensives at The Kirov Academy of Ballet of Washington, D.C., Ballet Arizona, Pittsburgh Ballet Theater, Texas Ballet Theater, and BalletMet.