João Pedro Silva is a native of Bahia-Brazil. He began his formal dance training at the age of 12 at the Ballare Studio of Dance. At the age of 15 he relocated to Rio de Janeiro to continue his ballet training at Dance School Alice Arja and the Cia of Ballet. He participated in the American Dance Competition where he was awarded scholarships for the Colorado Ballet Academy, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre School, Sarasota Ballet School and Orlando Ballet School. At 17, he moved to the United States to study at the Miami City Ballet School. This is Mr. Silva’s first season with Collage Dance.