Eliza Weekley, originally from Athens, Ohio began her ballet training with BalletMet Columbus, where she became a trainee at the age of 16. There she was given the opportunity to work with choreographers such as Gerard Charles and Edwaard Liang and to perform alongside the company dancing corps de ballet roles in many productions including “The Nutcracker” and “Alice in Wonderland”. After graduating from high school, Ms. Weekley continued her training with the Joffrey Academy of Dance Chicago. She joined the Mezzo company of Cocodaco Dance Project, under the leadership of Ronn Stewart, in 2015 where she has spent the last three seasons dancing. Eliza is very excited for her first season with Chicago Repertory Ballet.