Sophia Dawidoff has been dancing since the age of four. She received her training at the Jimmie DeFore Dance Center. Sophia earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts cum laude, in Dance Performance from Chapman University where she was President of the Chapman Dance Alliance. Sophia has extensive experience in performance and choreography in all dance styles. She was selected to be one of a trio to be the first performers on the grand stage of the new Musco Center for the Arts. Sophia has a particular love of tap dance and has trained with tap legends Chloe Arnold, Maud Arnold, Jason Samuels Smith, Sarah Reich, and Dianne Walker. This is Sophia's first season with South Coast Performing Arts and we look forward to many seasons beyond 2018!