Kayla Smith is an alumna from Dance Arts Conservatory. She began training under the instruction of Cory Smith when she was just a toddler and continued through high school and college. She has had the opportunity to participate in several summer intensives including the Atlanta Ballet, the Joffrey Ballet, and the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. She has performed in several well-known ballets such as “Copellia”, “The Nutcracker”, “Swan Lake”, and “Sleeping Beauty”. Kayla graduated from Meredith College in 2014 with a Bachelor’s degree in Spanish. Kayla is currently a high school teacher at Topsail High School but continues to dance in her free time.