Ruby Gentzler has been training at Dance 1 Redondo since she was 12 years old. She became a member of Dance 1’s Company and Redondo Ballet in 2016 and has been dancing with them ever since. Ruby currently trains in many styles such as classical ballet, jazz, lyrical, contemporary, and jazz funk. Ruby has performed in multiple of Redondo Ballet’s productions of Through the Pages and Snow Queen. Some of her favorite roles being the Tin Man, Minion, and Peter Pan. Ruby also competed in the international competition, Ballet Beyond Borders in Missoula, Montana, receiving 1st place among the groups and 2nd for her duet. She has been a part of many award winning group numbers over the years and performed countless times in our community here in Redondo. Ruby also received the Anne Johnston Honors Award in 2020 for her work and dedication at Dance 1. She began teaching and assisting at Dance 1 at the age of 13 and has loved teaching everything from combo classes to hip hop, jazz, and ballet. Ruby looks forward to sharing her passion for dance with all of her students and being a part of this incredible team.