Dara Holmes is our most famous dance student alumni. Dara studied exlusively at The Wilmington School of Ballet & Dance from age 8 until she received a full scholarship to the prestigious Harid Conservatory. She graduated after only three years of training and went on to attend the Joffrey Academy of Dance 2010-2011 Trainee Program. She studied there until she joined the main company the following year. She is now a soloist with the Joffrey Ballet.
Dara has been recognized for her talent in many ways, including: a feature article in the Atlanta Black Star "10 Black Ballerinas Other Than Misty Copeland Who Are Also Changing the Face of Ballet", a Joffrey Ballet Video, and even a couple Music Videos!!
WATCH her INSPIRING videos from WWAY & Joffrey Ballet, as well as, a Music Video featuring Dara below!