Born in Goiânia, Brazil, Vinícius Silva began studying at Teatro Escola Basileu França in 2006. Following Youth America Grand Prix 2011, he trained at The Harid Conservatory in Florida and The Kirov Academy of Ballet in Washington DC. At the Argentina Pre-Selection, he won a full scholarship to attend Prix de Lausanne in 2014, where he classified as a finalist. In the same year, he started studying at the John Cranko Schule in Stuttgart, Germany, and had many opportunities to work with world-renowned professionals. Upon his graduation in 2016, Vinícius joined Tulsa Ballet II.