Raised in Boca Raton, Florida, Gracie Spina has been dancing since the age of 2 years old, and has dedicated every moment since then to dance.
For 21 years, Gracie has trained in various styles of dance, including Ballet and Pointe, Contemporary, Modern, Jazz, Lyrical, Tap, Hip Hop, Musical Theater, Aerial Silks, Contortion, Acro, and Pom. Her training includes 12 years at Jewels Dance and Gymnastics, PreProfessional Intensive Ballet Training at The Art of Classical Ballet under the direction of Magaly Suarez and Ibis Montoto, being a member of the Florida State Champion Varsity Dance Team at North Broward Preparatory School, and having the leadership role of Dance Team Captain. Gracie has been choreographing and teaching since the age of 13, and has developed a deep passion for working with children and young adults.
Over the years, Gracie has worked closely with artists such as Laurie Johnson, Martha Nichols, Katie Swords-Thurman, Tommie-Waheed Evans, Michael Sheridan, Annie White, Hannah Baumgarten, Jo Matos, Maleek Washington, Jack Bloeser, Dana Wilson, Taja Riley, Chloe Arnold, Kim Alexander, Herman Payne, Sean Green, Jonathan Bond, Ali Bramwell, David Rosales, Scott Jovovich, Eliana Girard, Helen Pickett, Sarah Hillmer, and Bubba Carr. She has received awards for her choreography, her performance, and her artistry, such as NYCDA’s College Scholarship Foundation where she was awarded $48,000, NYCDA’s Outstanding Dancer Runner Up, as well as a Ballet Scholarship to STEPS on Broadway, The Arts for Life Scholarship where she performed for Jeb and Columba Bush, and The University of the Arts Trustee’s Award for Excellence in the Arts. Gracie has years of experience with staging works, being the assistant to the choreographer, editing music, mapping and notating music and choreography, and having leadership roles in the dance world.
Gracie is currently in her Senior year at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania working towards getting her BFA in Dance, and is represented by Xcel Talent Agency.
July 8, 2021