Born in Vega Alta, Puerto Rico, IRIS R. DÁVILA began dancing at eleven years old. She started her training at La Escuela Especializada en Ballet Julian E. Blanco and Ballet Concierto de Puerto Rico.
After receiving a scholarship to the San Francisco Ballet School in 2018, she trained for two and a half years with the school and performed in various full length ballets with the San Francisco Ballet such as Balanchine’s A Midsummer Nights Dream, Tomasson’s The Nutcracker and Sleeping Beauty, as well as Tomasson/Possokhov’s Don Quixote.
After graduating from the school, she joined Tulsa Ballet II for the 2020-2021 season. In 2021 she joined BalletMet 2 and became a company member for BalletMet in the 2022-2023 season.
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