Gray Stoner, Assistant Artistic Director of GMDT

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Gray was born and raised in Atlanta and started dancing at age seven. She originally got into ballet to help her gymnastics training but quickly fell in love with the art of dance. From that point forward, Gray received her dance training from Georgia Dance Conservatory (formerly Ruth Mitchell Dance Theatre). She received additional training from The Joffrey Ballet, Nashville Ballet, Complexions Contemporary Ballet and was selected to participate in Regional Dance America’s Craft of Choreography. She continued dancing and her education at The University of Arizona where she graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance and a minor in Elementary Education. While completing her B.F.A., she performed in signature pieces of highly regarded choreographers including: Sam Watson, James Clouser and George Balanchine. After graduation, she became a company member of Atlanta Dance Collective and started teaching at Georgia Dance Conservatory. Additionally, Gray has choreographed shows for The Earl Smith Strand Theatre. In 2016, she gratefully accepted the position of Assistant Artistic Director of Georgia Metropolitan Dance Theatre.