susan grace


susan grace


Lily in red- A Story of Passion and Success

May 12, 2023

incredible 12 year old ballerina in a red skirt on pointe


Headshot of a young ballerina wearing a beautiful full skirt against a red background, NJ Dance Photographer Susan Grace

The little ballerina that could

I knew the first time I ever worked with this tiny dancer at the age of 9 that she was going places! Fast forward 2.5 years later and this (just turned) 12 year old has more apprenticeship offers than worn out pointe shoes. In fact this summer alone she was accepted into 26 prestigious ballet programs across the globe!

This summer she will be studying with the San Fransisco Ballet Company. And (!!!) Lily was selected for the children’s cast of the New York City Ballet’s Firebird! I am so thrilled for this little dancer who’s soul is filled with fire and has wings like a bird. I love her commitment to the art of ballet and her desire to succeed at such a young age. Let’s give her parents a shoutout for all the sacrifices they make to help Lily achieve her dreams. This tiny dancer is filled with passion and is on the road to success

Lily is currently studying at The Rock School For Dance Education.

Young dancer in red performing an attitude on pointe
adorable pose for a valentines day dancer against a red background, NJ dance photographer Susan Grace
Lily in red, a beautiful young dancer in red on pointe in studio against a red back drop
cute valentines day headshots with a dancer in studio
beautiful young ballerina on pointe performing an arabesque
young ballerina in red having success with pink chiffon while dancing
dancer with pink chiffon against a red back drop
ballerina throwing her pretty skirt during a studio photo session with Susan Grace Photography
A young ballerina performing a develope' in a red skirt

Ps- Happy Birthday Lily! I look forward to seeing all the good things this year brings to you. And I can’t wait to create with you again!!!!

For more information about a studio dance portrait session with Susan, click here.

Susan is a senior portrait and dance photographer who resides in Hammonton, NJ. Her goal is to showcase the personality of each person in front of her lens. She strives to find each person’s uniqueness and makes sure that every senior session is different, never boring. Susan Grace is now booking the Class of 2024. To learn more about being an SGP senior, click here

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