Paul Dandridge, VA

Paul was introduced to dance through Richmond Ballet’s Educational Outreach program, Minds In Motion. After getting hooked on dance, he continued his training at The School of Richmond Ballet, moving through the School’s divisions into its pre-professional Trainee program. Paul attended Indiana University on full scholarship, studying ballet and philosophy, and worked with world renowned artists including Cynthia Greggory, Merrill Ashley, and Violette Verdy. After graduating with a BS in Ballet Performance in 2011, he accepted an apprentice position in Richmond Ballet’s professional company and began as a Teaching Artist for the Minds In Motion program, going into the Richmond, Charlottesville, and Martinsville area school systems to teach dance to 4th graders. Paul has been teaching Rhythm & Motion since 2013.