Anderson Da Silva is from Tampa, Florida and began training at America’s Ballet School at the age of 12. While there, Da Silva performed multiple roles in classical ballets including Le Corsaire, Don Quixote, Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella, Coppelia, and Alice in Wonderland. Upon high school graduation, Anderson attended Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music ballet program. During his time at Indiana University, he performed several lead and corps de ballet roles in including works from George Balanchine, Christopher Wheeldon, Jerome Robbins, and Mark Morris. A few of these works were Balanchine’s Allegro Brillante and La Source, Wheeldon’s Carousel (A Dance), Robbins’ N.Y. Export: Opus Jazz and The Concert, and Morris’ Drink to Me Only With Thine Eyes.