Marie-Astrid Mence

Ballet Black (Great Britain)

Marie-Astrid was born in Paris, France where she began dancing in a private dance school before continuing to the Higher National Conservatory of Music and Dance in Paris. She was a member of the Junior Ballet of Paris and performed works by Jiří Kylián, William Forsythe, Larry Keigwin, Christopher Hampson and Annabelle Lopez- Ochoa. She continued her training as a scholarship student at The Ailey School in 2012. Upon graduating, she joined Ballet Black as a junior artist in London. Marie-Astrid joined Phoenix Dance Theatre in August 2015.