Eleni Loving

2022 Princess Grace Honoraria
Nominated by: The Juilliard School


Eleni Loving began her training with the Dallas Black Dance Academy, then Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts. She studied with Mejia Ballet International, Geralyn Del Corso Garner, and in summer programs including Dance Theatre of Harlem, Alonzo King LINES Ballet, Arts Umbrella, and B12 festival in Berlin.


Eleni has had the privilege of working with esteemed choreographers such as Ohad Naharin, Justin Peck, Shamel Pitts, Francesca Harper, Jawole Willa Jo Zollar, and Bobbi Jene Smith. She is grateful to have been named a 2018 YoungArts finalist in Modern/Contemporary Dance. After graduating from The Juilliard School in May of 2022, Eleni joined Gibney Company.