Jace Pauly hails from the foothills of the Cascade Mountains where he began dancing under Melissa Miller-Port in Wenatchee, Washington. In 2015, he graduated with honors from the Walnut Hill School for the Arts where he trained under Michael Owen, Denise Lewis, and Russell Clarke. As a dancer for Cincinnati Ballet, Pauly’s most recognized performances are the Act III Pas de Deux from Don Quixote, Ohad Naharin’s Minus 16, and Nine Sinatra Songs by Twyla Tharp, among others. He loves performing for the Cincinnati audiences and takes pride in the mental and physical challenges that dance brings every day. Among his biggest supporters are his parents, Katie and Doug, and his sisters, Skye and Chelan who inspire him inside the studio and beyond. Pauly’sother passions in life include music, cooking, and the great outdoors. He enjoys exploring the eclectic neighborhoods of Cincinnati and can often be found in a hammock on sunny afternoons.