Ella McCauley (she/her) is a dancer, and artist from Washington, DC. Ella trained at the Metropolitan School of the Arts in Alexandria, Virginia for fifteen years, as well as training on the side with the Hayfield Secondary School dance team, where she had many performances, teaching, and choreography opportunities. Ella is now twenty years old and is currently attending Shenandoah Conservatory to obtain her BFA in dance. She is continuing her training in various styles including ballet, jazz, modern, contemporary, pointe, musical theater, and commercial styles. While at Shenandoah, she has been involved in multiple choreographic works and trained with many professionals, including Tiffanie Carson, Maurice Fraga, Shylo Martinez, Daniel Padierna, Erica Helm, and Mary Robare, as well as student-lead works. As well as guest work by Ginger Cox, Natasha Davis, and most recently Ballet Hispanico’s residency work “Batucada Fantastica” in Spring 2022. In 2022, Ella attended American College Dance Association’s (ACDA) Mid-Atlantic North Festival, where she took classes from professionals in the industry and performed in both the adjudicated concert and the final gala in student-choreographed work. She is eager to continue growing her artistry as a professional through different creative paths within the industry.