Patricia Carby is a performing artist born and raised in Miami Florida, she was awarded the Martha hill young professional award in Manhattan New York in 2011, In 2010 she was chosen by the artistic director of Alvin Ailey to travel and perform his works “battlefield” as a lead dancer in Europe, Prague. She received the national young arts honorable mention in 2009 in Miami Florida, she then received her BFA from UNIVERISTY OF FLORIDA and trained at New World School of the Arts Patricia danced as a member of the Peter London Global Dance Theater and she was later accepted into SMI Garthfagans summer intensive to further her training. Garthfagan is the choreographer of lion king. Later she began her journey in the big apple and continue to pursue her dreams as a performing artist and debuting her first solo one-woman dance show in the big apple. Patricia truly believes “Real dance comes from the heart” and gives thanks to God and her mentors for believing in her capabilities. As the African proverbs says “it takes a village to raise a child”.