Monica Parra was born and raised in San Diego, CA. At 19 she attended the Ailey School in New York City where she was accepted into the Fellowship Program.
She graduated from California State University Fullerton in 2011 where she received her BA in Dance. She danced professionally in Los Angeles for 4 years and
worked closely with the non-profit organization Jubilee Consortium as an assistant and teacher. Monica relocated to Denver, Colorado and has danced with
Winifred R Harris’ Between Lines and Ascendance Project. She currently works for the non-profit organization, Colorado ESC, a service year program for young adults.
Monica has a passion for social justice and education. She is more than ecstatic for the future ahead with CO Ballet and all the wonderful ways to help reach