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SOFIA ARENCIBIA


Hometown:

Miami, FL

Dancing Since:

Age 3

Seasons with North Carolina Dance Theatre:

1

She couldn’t live without:

Cuban coffee

Favorite movie:

Pretty Woman

Favorite role:

Kitri in Don Quixote

Sofia, a Miami native, received her training from Elizabeth Acuña-Nuevo and Lissette Salgado Lucas at Artistic Dance Center. She spent summers with The School of American Ballet, Orlando Ballet, Sarasota Ballet and Miami City Ballet on merit scholarships. She competed in The American Dance Competition where she placed 1st overall numerous times. She also competed in the Youth America Grand Prix where she was a finalist in the regionals, leading her to compete in the New York City finals. She feels privileged to have joined the North Carolina Dance Theatre first company at the age of 17 and looks forward to persuing her dance career.