Ghrai DeVore-Stokes

Ghrai DeVore-Stokes (Washington, D.C.) began her dance training at the DC Youth Ensemble and the Chicago Multi-Cultural Dance Center, under the tutelage of Homer Hans Bryant. She received additional training at the Kirov Academy, Ballet Chicago, Deeply Rooted Dance Theater, American Ballet Theatre, and Alonzo King’s LINES Ballet. Mrs. DeVore-Stokes has worked with and performed works by Kevin Iega Jeff, Gary Abbott, Sidra Bell, Thang Dao, George Faison, and Edgar Zendejas. Ghrai has been a member of Deeply Rooted Dance Theater, Hubbard Street 2, Danceworks Chicago, and Ailey II. She is the recipient of the 2009 Dizzy Feet Foundation Scholarship, the 2011 Danish Queen Ingrid Scholarship of Honor, and was a 2010 nominee for the first annual Clive Barnes Award. Mrs. DeVore-Stokes joined the company in 2010. Follow her on Instagram: @ghrai_