Daphne is a native of Los Angeles where she trained with Los Angeles Classical Ballet and Marat Daukayev School of Ballet. Daphne graduated with a B.F.A in Ballet Pedagogy from the The Hartt School, University of Hartford. While there, she was featured in La Bayadere, Sleeping Beauty, works by Martha Graham, and as Juliet in Jean Grand-Maitre’s Romeo and Juliet. Daphne also studied with ABT, the Kirov Academy, Boston Ballet, Joffrey Ballet School and LINES Ballet. While living in LA, she performed with Royal Danish Ballet, had the feature role of Clara in The Nutcracker with Los Angeles Classical Ballet. She has spent the last decade in San Francisco dancing and teaching.