Marguerite Valadie was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana. Going into her third year at Point Park University she is working towards receiving her BFA in dance with a concentration in Modern. Prior to moving to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to further her studies in dance, she graduated from the New Orleans Ballet Association’s Pre Professional and Lusher Charter School in 2020. Marguerite has had the opportunity to perform works by David Parsons, Dwight Rhoden, Jae Man Joo, Eduardo Vilaro, Ronald K. Brown, and others. Marguerite is thrilled to be at Ballet Hispánico’s ChoreoLaB program this summer.