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Academy Apprentice, 2nd Year
Lucy is fifteen years old and a sophomore at Inspire Charter School and IPB Academy’s Morning Conservatory Program. This will be her 10th year performing in The Nutcracker with IPB, where she has performed numerous roles, including the role of Clara for two years (2017, 2018). Other than The Nutcracker, Lucy has also performed in the IPB company productions of Beauty and the Beast (2014, 2015) and Cinderella (2018), as well as getting the chance to perform the title role in IPB’s The Little Mermaid in the spring of 2019. Lucy has earned awards at the Youth America Grand Prix LA semi-finals, including Top 12 in both classical and contemporary categories (2016, 2018) and First Place in the classical category (2015) which advanced her to the prestigious NYC final round to compete with dancers from around the world. Lucy has continued her training outside of the IPB Academy including summer programs at San Francisco Ballet School in 2018 and this past summer at Pacific Northwest Ballet School. While in the IPBA, Lucy performed in the annual spring recitals and was given the opportunity to perform Odile/Black Swan, in the IPBA’s recital premier of Swan Lake. Lucy is honored to dance with IPB in their 25th season as an Academy Apprentice.