Cynthia Huffman, originally from Salt Lake City, Utah, trained with the Ballet West Conservatory and the Department of Ballet at the University of Utah where she was a recipient of the Willam F. Christensen Scholarship. Ms. Huffman danced in productions with Ballet West as a student and with the Utah Ballet. She received her bacherlor's in communications from the University of Utah before continuing her studies in dance. Ms. Huffman received her master's in ballet from the University of Utah where she taught major and non-major ballet technique and pointe classes. Ms. Huffman has also served on faculty at the Ballet West Conservatory, Washington Ballet, and Virginia Center for the Arts.