Favorite Book: A Secret History by Donna Tartt
If I weren’t dancing: I’d be a doctor!
Isabel was born in Savannah, Georgia, where she began her ballet training with Veronica Moretti Niebuhr and Karen Burns. Isabel continued her pre-professional training with Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet. There she had the opportunity to perform in George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker, Western Symphony, and Serenade, and to work with choreographers Alan Hineline and Price Suddarth. At age fifteen, Isabel started training at Colburn Dance Academy under the direction of Jenifer Ringer and James Fayette. Isabel originated a role in Benjamin Millepied’s Steppin’ Out and had the privilege of performing Balanchine’s Agon, Who Cares?, and Tarantella. Isabel has attended summer courses at the School of American Ballet, Chautauqua Institution, and Pacific Northwest Ballet. In high school, Isabel was a member of the National Honor Society and the National Society of High School Scholars, and she is a National Merit Scholar.