Davia Ford of Struthers, Ohio is a classical ballet dancer with additional training in modern, jazz, and tap. She first began her training at the age of 7 at Ballet Western Reserve until she was 18 where she performed a variety of roles from The Nutcracker, Sleeping Beauty, and The Wizard of Oz. She has also trained at the Cleveland Ballet with Gladisa Guadalupé while attending their summer program. Upon graduation in 2017 she continued her training at Mercyhurst University to receive a B.F.A. in Dance Performance as well as an Art Minor. While attending Mercyhurst, she performed a variety of classical and contemporary works with The Mercyhurst Dancers as well as choreographing some of her own. This is Davia’s first season with MBT.