Abigail Gray Gardner
Children's Division Director
Ms. Abigail Gray, originally from Bolivia, has been teaching with Ballet 5:8 School of the Arts in 2012 and currently serves as the Children's Dance Division Director. Besides teaching many ballet, modern and contemporary classes, Ms. Abi manages parent communications with students and families in the Children's Dance Division and directs the Children's Cast for Ballet 5:8 School of the Arts' student ballet performances. Ms. Abi graduated Ballet 5:8's Trainee Program in 2016. Before joining Ballet 5:8, Ms. Abi began her training at the art conservatory “Eduardo Laredo” in Cochabamba Bolivia. She trained at Eduardo Laredo for nine years, graduating as a modern/contemporary dancer. Ms. Abi later danced with a Bolivian classical school for two years and with a jazz company for six months before moving to the United States in 2012.