Originally from upstate New York, Linnea began training in multiple styles of dance in 2008 on Cape Cod at Atlantic Coast Academy of Dance under the direction of Tanya and Coby Vincent. She remained at the studio throughout her high school career, performing in The Nutcracker as well as the role Swanilda in Coppelia in 2016. Throughout her high school career, she was able to assist all-star dancers from So You Think You Can Dance at competitions and conventions. After high school she attended Festival Ballet’s Summer Dance Intensive and started her first year with the company as a trainee. This is Linnea’s second season with Festival Ballet Providence and her first season as an apprentice with the company.