Program Books/Ghrai DeVore-Stokes

Ghrai DeVore-Stokes

Ghrai DeVore-Stokes (Wash­ington, DC) trained at the Kirov Academy, Ballet Chicago, Deeply Rooted Dance Theater, American Ballet Theatre, and Alonzo King’s LINES Ballet. She began her professional career with Chicago-based dance company Hubbard Street 2, and was a member of Deeply Rooted Dance Theater, Deeply Rooted Dance Theater 2, Dance Works Chi­cago, and Ailey II. DeVore-Stokes was the 2011 recipient of the Danish Queen Ingrid Scholarship of Honor and a 2009 recipient of the Dizzy Feet Foundation Scholarship. She was also a 2010 nominee for the first annual Clive Barnes Award. Her film credits include Swamp Lake and Codeswitch. She has modeled for Lululemon and Vogue. DeVore-Stokes joined the company in 2010. She would like to thank The Creator from whom all blessings flow. Instagram: @ghrai_.