Sonja Dale is a Bay Area native, trained by Sally Streets at Berkeley Ballet Theater, who teaches at ballet schools including the Orinda Academy of Ballet and The Professional Ballet School as well as Steppin' Out Dance Studio. Sonja studied at UCLA and the Boston Conservatory and then began her dance career in San Francisco. She has performed with ODC/Dance, Garrett-Moulton Productions, FACT/SF and The Mark Foehringer Dance Project. She has taught for Shawl-Anderson Modern Dance Center, Menlo Park Academy of Dance, and Mark Foehringer’s Conservatory for Contemporary Dance Arts. Sonja moved to New York City in 2010, where she performed with SYREN Modern Dance and taught contemporary dance for Notes in Motion Outreach Dance Theater. She then moved to Boston, where she taught at The Community Dance Academy at The Walnut Hill School for the Arts. Sonja returned to the Bay last summer and is currently teaching ballet and dancing for Liss Fain Dance and the Mark Foehringer Dance Project.