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Jenna Marie Graves



Jenna Marie was born in Philadelphia Pennsylvania. She began her dance training at Olga Kresin's Ballet School. She later attended the Philadelphia High School for the Creative and Performing Arts.  As a scholarship student Jenna trained at the Ailey school and was a member of the dance company Eleone Connections. Ms. Graves has participated in a number of dance competitions including the Youth America Grand Prix where she was featured in the documentary "First Position" the Barcelona International Dance Competition and the Tanzolymp Danz Festival. She was a member of Ailey II, Zest Collective, Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company and Complexions Contemporary Ballet. Jenna Marie was a dancer with MOMIX, and The Metropolitan Opera and is currently a member of Ballet Hispanico. She has been in Beyonce's Ms.Carter tour backdrop video and the 2016 VMA's as well as Macy's Fashion Front Row 2016. She owes much of her success to her supportive mother and ballet teacher, Olga Kresin.  One of her favorite quotes is: "The glory of the world is transitory and we should not measure our lives by it, but by the choice we make to follow our Personal Legend, to believe in our Utopias and fight for our dreams."