Sophie grew up in Reno, NV, where she began dancing at the age of 3. She studied dance at the Joffrey Ballet Studio in New York as well as with her home studio in Nevada. Currently, Sophie continues her training as a student at UCLA in the Ray Bolger Musical Theater Program. In addition to pursuing a degree in theater, Sophie will be graduating with a minor in Professional Writing and an emphasis on arts activism. She is especially passionate about the relationship between art, social change, and non-profit work. Sophie first joined the HDD team as an intern in 2020 and is so excited to continue in her new role.