Grace Koury, a native of Altoona, PA, joined RCB as an apprentice at the beginning of the 2016/2017 season. Before moving to Rochester, she attended Indiana University Jacobs School of Music on The Dean’s Scholarship. There she had the pleasure of performing many works by renown choreographers ranging from Antony Tudor’s Dark Elegies, Paul Taylor’s Musical Offering, George Balanchine’s Rubies, Emeralds, Western Symphony, Four Temperaments and Divertimento No. 15. As a part of Jacobs School of Music, Grace also had the opportunity to perform as a featured dancer in the operas La Traviata and The Last Savage. In May of 2016, she graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Ballet Performance and an Outside Field in Arts Management. In addition to Indiana University Ballet Theater, Grace has received dance training from Walnut Hill School for the Arts, Pacific Northwest Ballet SI, The School of American Ballet SI, Chautauqua School of Dance, and Allegheny Ballet Company.