Ira White, a native of Richmond, Virginia, discovered his love for dance through Richmond Ballet’s community engagement program Minds In Motion. Soon after, he signed up for ballet and countless other classes that School of Richmond Ballet offered. Through the years, he rose through the ranks of the school, including one year spent in its trainee program and three seasons in the second company. White has enjoyed dancing with the main company at Richmond Ballet since 2014. White has recently had the privilege of collaborating with Richmond’s regional theater group, Virginia Repertory Theatre, and enjoys exploring different avenues in the performing arts.