Adrianna Duda (USA)
Joined Orlando Ballet in 2015
Adrianna received her classical ballet training at the Orlando Ballet School under the direction of Peter Stark and Dierdre Miles Burger. Adrianna has attended summer programs at the School of American Ballet, Orlando Ballet School, Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, and Jacob’s Pillow. She has competed in the Youth America Grand Prix semi-finals in Orlando, Tampa, and South Carolina, placing in the top 12 for classical and contemporary categories, 1st place in the ensemble categories, and progressed to the NY finals where she competed in the classical, contemporary, and ensemble categories. In 2013, Adrianna placed silver and bronze in the women’s contemporary and classical categories at the American Dance Competition. Adrianna became a trainee with the Orlando Ballet School at the age of 16 and accepted a position in the second company at the age of 17. This is Adrianna’s third season with the Orlando Ballet.
Photography by Michael Cairns 2017