Paula G. Silva is a classical and contemporary dancer in South Florida. She began dancing at the age of 5 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. After completing high school with a Major in Dance from the Osceola County School for the Arts (Orlando), she moved to Miami where she obtained her Bachelors in the Fine Arts from New World School of the Arts in the spring of 2014. During her time at New World, she had the opportunity of performing in venues, such as the Colony Theater, South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center, Gusman Center for the Performing Arts, Art Basel Miami 2013, and the University of Florida campus. Paula has performed works by Josee Garant, Arnold Quitane, Peter London, and Darshan Bhuller. She is proficient in Adv. Ballet, Adv. Modern (Horton, Limon), Pre-Pointe and Pointe, and Improvisation. Currently, she is a company member of Explore Theater and Dance Company, Season 2014-2015 in Winter Park, FL. With a recently acquired BFA in Dance, she hopes to bring arts awareness to Orlando, her hometown, and start her professional teaching career with a local studio to bring what she learned in New World to young dancers. Her passion lies with Ballet/Pointe work and being able to incorporate knowledge of proper alignment/injury prevention to ensure a solid foundation for any aspiring dancer.