Having previously trained mostly in jazz and musical theatre, Ali Herring (Dancer) is now pursuing a B.F.A. in Dance Performance and an in B.A. in Theatre at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. There she has performed in dance concerts, various student projects, and the annual college benefit showcase, Finale. She has also performed in the theatre productions Once Upon A Mattress and Euripides' The Bacchae, and performs annually in Arkansas Festival Ballet's spring productions. She presented Gradient Realities for adjudication at the 2013 ADCFA, and works as an aerial silk instructor and personal trainer to develop effective cross-training techniques for dancers.