Rachel Winter, from Gilroy, California, has trained in classical ballet for eleven years. She started at Morgan Hill Dance Center, before joining Silicon Valley Ballet School (formerly known as Ballet San Jose School) in 2012. In 2016, Rachel joined The New Ballet’s Studio Company and remained there for two seasons. She attended summer intensives including those of Ballet San Jose, San Francisco Ballet, Kirov Academy of Ballet, Washington D.C., and Tulsa Ballet. Winter moved to Boise, Idaho in the fall of 2018, continuing her training at Boise Ballet Academy, receiving the opportunity to perform in Ballet Idaho’s production of Edward Liang’s Cinderella, and earning her certification in Progressing Ballet Technique. She is also currently a full- time student at Boise State University studying psychology.