Dancer Spotlight


Francesca Forcella

Francesca Forcella started dancing for BalletX in 2013 after working with Houston Ballet II (HBII), the Washington Ballet Studio Company, and Los Angeles’ American Contemporary Ballet.

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Dance Fellows

The BalletX Dance Fellowship is a competitive, season-long training program for up to four emerging dancers, designed to expand their experience as they transition into the professional world.
2021-2022 DANCE FELLOW

Daniel Cho

Daniel Cho graduated with a BA in Dance and Education from Swarthmore College. He trained at the BalletX Summer Intensive as well as the Alonzo King LINES Training Program, where he performed works by Alonzo King, Sidra Bell, Shannon Gillen, Alex Ketley, Maurya Kerr, and Gregory Dawson. Daniel danced professionally for Verb Ballets and performed as Mercutio in "Romeo and Juliet" at the National Theater in Havana, Cuba. He is a contributing writer for Dance Magazine.

2021-2022 DANCE FELLOW

Taraja Hudson

Taraja Hudson studied at San Antonio Metropolitan Ballet under the direction of Susan and Karin Connally. She trained with the BalletX Summer Intensive and graduated with a BFA in Dance from The Boston Conservatory at Berklee in 2020, where she studied with renowned choreographers such as Ronald K. Brown, Darrell Grand Moultrie, and Dam Van Hyunh.

2021-2022 DANCE FELLOW

Annika Kuo

Annika Kuo studied at Princeton Ballet School (also known as American Repertory Ballet) and has attended multiple training intensives including The Royal Ballet School, The Dutch National Ballet Academy, and BalletX. She is currently a BFA candidate at The Boston Conservatory at Berklee, where she has performed works by distinguished choreographers including Daniel Pelzig, Ruka Hatua-Saar White, and William Isaac.

2021-2022 DANCE FELLOW

Alexandra Policaro

Alexandra Policaro was born and raised in Northern Virginia, until moving to New York City at the age of 16 to train at The Ailey School and Professional Performing Arts School. Alexandra is a 2017 National Young Arts Foundation winner and was presented the Excellence in Dance award at the Professional Performing Arts School. She graduated with a BFA in Dance from the USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance under the direction of Jodie Gates, where she performed works by choreographers including William Forsythe, Jiri Kylian, Alejandro Cerrudo, Matthew Neenan, and Barak Marshall.