Caili Quan started her dance training in her native Guam with ballet, jazz, and hip hop under the direction of John Grensback and Bettina Sanzotta.
Her summers were devoted to intensives with Boston Ballet, Houston Ballet, and American Ballet Theatre. At the age of 16, Caili moved to New York City to continue her classical training at Ballet Academy East. In 2007 she received a scholarship to train with Richmond Ballet and in 2009 became an apprentice with North Carolina Dance Theatre under Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux and Patricia McBride. She has had the privilege to perform works by George Balanchine, August Bournonville, and Marius Petipa, among others.
Prior to BalletX, she spent three seasons with First State Ballet Theatre, under the direction of Pasha Kambalov, and performed with Opera Delaware. She has also choreographed for New York City-based Konverjdans and First State Ballet Theatre. Caili joined BalletX in January 2013.