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Aleisha Walker was born in Houston, Texas, and, at the age of 11, she began to study classical ballet at Houston Ballet Academy. She attended Houston Ballet Academy from 2012 to 2017 on full scholarship. In 2018, Walker attended American Ballet Theatre’s Summer Intensive and began training at the ABT Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School that September.
Walker joined ABT Studio Company in September 2019 and became an apprentice with the main Company in 2022.
ABT is grateful to Patricia R. Morton for supporting the Dancer Fund in honor of Aleisha Walker.