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Sofie Payne

Sofie Payne

Sofie, born and raised in Shreveport, LA, trained with Shreveport Dance Academy from the age of three until she graduated in 2018. There, she was a company member with Endeavor Dance Inc. winning numerous awards. While competing at Nationals in California, she was invited to join the touring company of Hollywood Vibe. She completed Royal Academy of Dance examinations through Advanced II, and was a Principle dancer with Shreveport Metropolitan Ballet dancing lead roles such as Snow Queen in the Nutcracker, Firebird, and Lise in La Fille Mal Gardee.

She continued her education and dance studies at Columbia College Chicago, becoming a company member with Alluvion Dance Chicago the following year.

In 2015, Sofie was accepted into Broadway Dance Center’s Professional Semester in New York City. Here she completed the course, while also teaching at numerous dance studios around the city.

Currently, she is a certified instructor in Classic, Reform, and Empower techniques at Pure Barre Shreveport.

Sofie thanks her loving family and fabulous friends, dedicated teachers and mentors that have been with her along the way.

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