Black Ballerinas

Dancer of the Week: Zoe Holiday

Zoe Holiday is from Florida. She has been dancing since she was 5 years old. She is a dance student at Central Florida Ballet Academy, where she performs Ballet, Modern, Tap and Jazz. Check out her interview and pictures!

Dancer of the Week: Sydney Magruder Washington

  Pretty Brown Dancers did not chose Syndey Magruder Washington as Dancer of the Week solely because of her dance pictures and videos. We were intrigued by her posts that show how her courage, compassion and strength, to reveal to the public that she is a ballerina  and a warrior against the obstacle affecting 1 in 5 Americans every day…mental health illness. Check out her interview with PrettyBrownDancers.com

Dancer of the Week: Chantal' Ashantè Hill

Originally from Chicago, Illinois Chantal’ Ashante Hill began as a gymnast at 6 years old but began her formal ballet training at the late age of 17. With the heart & the strength of God, she persevered towards her purpose which she now calls “Spiritual Ballerina.” Chantal’ is the Spiritual Ballerina who dances as Gods Vessel to glorify God.

Dancer of the Week: Simone Marmol

14 year old dancer Simone Marmol hails from Orlando, Fl. We have posted her beautiful pictures captured by photographer Heather Elizabeth Lehman of Lisbet Photography plenty of times on our Instagram. Simone was recently selected to study at the prestigious Dance Theatre of Harlem Summer Dance Intensive. Check out her interview with PrettyBrownDancers.com

Dancer of the Week: Aniyah Stuart-Veira

Our new Dancer of the Week is 15 year old Aniyah Stuart-Viera of Brampton, Ontario Canada. She is the very first International Brown Girls Do Ballet Ambassador. In addition she is a brand ambassador for Kinetic Essentials and “A Smiles for All” Ballerina in which she dances in a hospital for kids. Check out her interview with us:

Pretty On Pointe Vol. 1

PrettyBrownDancers.com is introducing a bi-weekly series called Pretty on Pointe, a collection of pretty brown dancers wearing pointe shoes. We have feature a lot of ballet dancers on our Instagram profile and came across beautiful professional photos in their pointe.

Dancer of the Week: Kayla Lavine

Kayla Lavine is a 12 year old dancer who has won many dance competitions in the USA. We have posted her photos many times on our Instagram page. Here is her interview for Dancer of the Week January 24, 2017.