Elizabeth Rose Wallace, originally from Lexington, KY, received her beginning ballet training at the Lexington Ballet School, Kentucky Ballet Theater, and Cincinnati Ballet before attending the School of American Ballet on scholarship. In 2006, Ms. Wallace was a Youth America Grand Prix Junior Division Finalist, and she also was awarded a scholarship to the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School. As a student at SAB, she was awarded the Mae L. Wien Award for Outstanding Promise in 2010. She attended summer intensives at Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet, School of American Ballet, and Chautauqua Ballet (as both a Festival Dancer and an Apprentice), all on full scholarships.
In 2010, Ms. Wallace joined New York City Ballet, where she performed in many works such as George Balanchine’s Stars and Stripes, Jewels, and Union Jack; Peter Martins’ Swan Lake, Romeo and Juliet, and The Magic Flute (Goddess/Oberon); and Jerome Robbins’s The Four Seasons. She also performed in works by Yuri Smekalov of Mariinsky Theatre and Joshua Beamish of Moves Company as part of the New York Choreographic Institute. She joined Pennsylvania Ballet as an Apprentice for the 2012-2013 Season.