Nina-Nicole Cockrell is a hard working vegan aspiring ballerina. Nina trains at the Dance Conservatory of Pasadena on Full Scholarship (2012-2018) with coaches Alexander Greshenko, and Jennifer Cheng. She also has attended master classes with many world renowned teachers such as Dusty Button, Misha Tchoupakov, Christopher Powney, Larissa Saveliev, Arsen Serobian, Irena Wozniak, Slawomir Wozniak, and many more. Nina has performed in several galas such as Festival Ballet Theatre’s “Gala of the Stars”, “Grand De File” at the Lincoln Center in NYC, etc.
Last year Nina competed at the Youth America Grand Prix (YAGP) and received 1st Place with her ensemble “Cubica” and also was privileged to be a YAGP NYC Finalist. She also won at California Dance Classics the Honourable Mention Award for her solos as well as being the TSB Model Search Winner for 2018-2019. Nina has attended multiple summer intensives over the years at Master Ballet Academy, The Dallas Conservatory on Full Scholarship, Southland Ballet Academy, and more. Nina was also selected to represent Russian Pointe as an Official RP Dancer, DiscountDance.com,
Bun Blossoms, Grand Prix Intensive, as well as being an Icon Dance Awards Faculty Assistant. Nina is also a health enthusiast and enjoys following a vegan diet, she also has experience in modelling, acting, rhythmic gymnastics, and synchronized swimming (national title winner).