Graduating Seniors of 2023

Jul 21, 2023

Graduating Seniors of 2023

As our 2022-2023 School Year came to a close we had to part with our graduating seniors. We wish the best of luck to them with all of their endeavors.


Lilly Benz

Attending Point Park University

Studying BFA in Jazz Dance

Danced at Draper for 6 years


Sophie Brown

Attending Boston University

Studying Biology and Pre-Med

Danced at Draper for 10 years


Melissa Harvey

Attending Northeastern University

Studying Enviormental and Sustainability Sciences

Danced at Draper for 3.5 years


 Gianna Smolock

Attending Wesleyan University 

Studying Molecular Biology and Biochemistry

Danced at Draper for 5 years



Ella Lippa

Attending University of Arizona

Studying BFA in Dance

Danced at Draper for 13 years


Alexandra Rachunok

Attending Point Park University

Studying BFA in Dance

Danced at Draper for 11 years


Paige Smith 

Attending the Univeristy of Utah

Studying a BFA in Ballet

Danced at Draper for 7 years

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Many Draper graduates have joined notable professional companies including New York City Ballet, Joffrey Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, National Ballet, Kansas City Ballet, Ballet Met, Nashville Ballet, Houston Ballet, Boston Ballet, Cincinnati Ballet, National Ballet Of Canada, Alonzo King's Lines, Cedar Lake Dance, Hubbard Street, Cirque Du Soleil, Rochester City Ballet and many more.

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