Photos by Jaqlin Medlock
Bethany was born in Fountain Valley, California and began dancing at the age of three at Southland Ballet Academy under the direction of Salwa Rizkalla. Under Ms. Rizkalla, Bethany received her classical ballet training in Vaganova technique. Bethany competed in multiple Youth America Grand Prix competitions, and was invited to the YAGP New York City Finals at the age of nine.
Bethany furthered her classical ballet training at the American Ballet Theatre Summer Intensive in Orange County, California before attending the Academy of Performing Arts at Huntington Beach High School where she trained in modern and contemporary techniques. With the Academy of Performing Arts, Bethany traveled to Prague to compete in the New Prague Dance Festival where they received the International Grand Prize.
Following high school, Bethany attended San Jose State University as a dance major. At SJSU, Bethany was a dancer with the University Dance Theatre advanced performing company, directed by Gary Masters. With University Dance Theatre, Bethany performed at the Gala performance of the Baja Regional American College Dance Festival in Arizona.
After spending two years dancing in San Jose, California, Bethany made the big move to New York City to study dance at Marymount Manhattan College. During the summer of 2015, Bethany attended Paul Taylor's American Modern Dance Summer Intensive. Bethany graduated cum laude with honors from Marymount Manhattan College in 2016, where she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Dance, concentrating in Teaching Dance Arts.
Bethany most recently completed a contract dancing professionally with Celebrity Cruises' Constellation line. With Celebrity Cruises, Bethany performed and traveled to Italy, Greece, Rome, Dubai, Hong Kong, Israel, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, and many more.
Bethany is now living in Los Angeles, California.
Dancer. Choreographer. Model.
BMG Models. BMG Talent.
LOCATION: Los Angeles