Desiree Nguyen is from Orlando, Florida and began dancing at the age of three. At age 12, she joined Central Florida Ballet, where she had the opportunity to travel to Romania to participate in various productions of The Nutcracker. Desiree placed in the Top 12 in the Professional Category at the 2017 and the 2019 World Ballet Competition. She has attended summer intensives at Wiener Staatsoper Ballettakademie in Vienna, Austria, Ballet Theatre UK, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, New Jersey Ballet, and Next Generation Ballet. Desiree has also received scholarships from Ballet Theatre UK, Kirov Academy of Ballet, New Jersey Ballet and Next Generation Ballet. This is Desiree's fourth season with First State Ballet Theatre.
See Desiree perform in our upcoming production:
The Baby Grand
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