Ghrai DeVore-Stokes

Ghrai DeVore-Stokes (Washington, D.C.) began her dance training at DC Youth Ensemble with Carol Foster. After moving to Chicago, IL she deepened her training at the Chicago Multi-Cultural Dance Center under the tutelage of Homer Hans Bryant, where she studied ballet and Horton, among other techniques. Before beginning her professional career in Hubbard Street 2, Ms. DeVore-Stokes trained at the Kirov Academy, Ballet Chicago, Deeply Rooted Dance Theater, American Ballet Theatre, and Alonzo King’s LINES Ballet. Ms. DeVore-Stokes was a member of Deeply Rooted Dance Theater, Deeply Rooted Dance Theater 2, Hubbard Street 2, Dance Works Chicago, and Ailey II. She was the 2011 recipient of the Danish Queen Ingrid Scholarship of Honor and a 2009 recipient of the Dizzy Feet Foundation Scholarship. She was also a 2010 nominee for the first annual Clive Barnes Award. Ms. DeVore-Stokes joined the Company in 2010. Instagram: @ghrai_