Zoe Jade Ferla, from Pebble Beach, California, started training with her parents, Xavier Ferla and Magdalene Parungao-Ferla, who are former professional dancers in multiple major companies such as San Francisco Ballet and Bejart Ballet. She earned many coveted awards in American competitions and in 2019, she was awarded the Youth Grand Prix award at YAGP in San Francisco. She studied with Master Ballet Academy 2020/21 and the European School of Ballet in 2019/20, 2022/23. She was invited to join The Norwegian National Ballet ll for the 2021/22 season and performed in The Nutcracker, La Bayadère (Natalia Makarova), and an original contemporary piece, Juliano Nunes’ Striking Birds. She’s had the opportunity to work with numerous world-renowned artists and choreographers. Zoe joins Tulsa Ballet Il’s 2023/24 season.