Rio began studying classical ballet at age 14 after a background in contemporary dance. She trained with Galina Alexandrova at City Ballet School of San Francisco. In 2015 she won the Silver Medal at the Youth America Grand Prix Finals and moved to London to train at the Royal Ballet School. She loves dancing and aspires to a career in ballet.
This solo was choreographed by Rio for YAGP to music by contemporary cellist Zoe Keating. Rio is interested in choreography and excited to have the opportunity to study it further while at the Royal Ballet School.