Lily LaSalle received her formative training in ballet and contemporary from Ruth Page School of the Arts. She then went on to receive a BFA in Ballet from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. After completing her degree in 3 years, she was offered a company contract with American Contemporary Ballet in Los Angeles, California where she performed works by George Balanchine and Lincoln Jones. In 2020 Lily decided to move back to her hometown of Chicago to pursue other dance opportunities. She is so excited to begin her first season with YDA.