Originally from Brazil, Ms. Fonseca started dancing at the age of twelve. In Sao Paulo, she joined Renata Reys “Produdoes e Eventos” for two years as a dancer and taught ballet classes, as well. Ms. Fonseca first came to the United States for a summer intensive at Ballet Chicago in 2012, then studied on a full scholarship in the year-round program with Chicago Ballet Arts. In 2014, she began studying at the Joffrey Ballet School in New York as a ballet trainee for two years, dancing as a guest artist with Eglevsky Ballet for “The Nutcracker” in 2015 with Homo Veritas Dance Theatre in 2016. She studied with Mrs Ashley Tuttle during the summer of 2016. Ms. Fonseca joined MBT in 2016.