Mercedes Rice, Ballet West II

Born: Salt Lake City, UT

Joined Ballet West II: 2013

Training: Pulse 31 Competition Studio, Ballet West Academy, Ballet West Professional Training Division

Favorite Roles: Giselle and Lady of the Camellias

Desired Roles: Bolero, Juliet in Romeo and Juliet, and works by William Forsythe, Christopher Wheeldon and Jiri Kylian. 

Additional Information: Awarded Overall Teen Solo at Hollywood Vibe National Finals in 2007 and Third Overall Contemporary Solo at YAGP Denver in 2010.