Raised in Orange County, California, Gabrielle Mix began her training at the age of three at the Academy of Dance and, later, Lovett Dance Center, a competition studio rooted in ballet. She received top awards at regional and national competitions including the prestigious Youth American Grand Prix throughout middle and high school. Gabby trained in various styles and diverse movement vocabulary at multiple summer intensive programs including Joffrey Ballet, American Ballet Theater, and Ballet West, on scholarship. Gabby currently attends the University of Arizona and is earning two degrees, a B.F.A. in Dance and a B.A. in Journalism. She is also minoring in fashion and is a member of the UA Honors College. As a dancer, Gabrielle takes curiosity in the way movement can embody emotional connection and intensity and, as a journalist, she is passionate about sharing her love of the arts and dance in particular through written expression.