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Aine joined the New Ballet School (then known as Silicon Valley Ballet School) in the fall of 2015 as a Level 6 student. In December, she performed in Karen Gabay’s Nutcracker, and in March 2016, she passed the American Ballet Theatre National Training Curriculum Level 6 Exam. Since beginning ballet at the Santa Clara Community Recreation Center at age five, she has received training at Pacific Ballet Academy, where she performed in the school’s Nutcracker, Les Sylphides, Swan Lake, La Bayadere, and other contemporary pieces. Aine was also a member of Pacific Ballet Academy’s Studio Company, and as a Studio Company member, she performed in several collaborations with the Palo Alto Chamber Orchestra. She has also trained at the San Francisco Ballet School under Patrick Armand, where she performed in Helgi Tomasson’s Nutcracker and in the San Francisco Ballet School’s Spring Showcase. Aine has attended summer programs at American Ballet Theatre, San Francisco Ballet School, and the School of Oregon Ballet Theatre, where she worked with the company’s artistic director Kevin Irving and with choreographer Africa Guzman. Aine became a member of the New Ballet School’s Studio Company when it opened in March of 2016..

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