Tyla A. Howell, a native of Atlanta, Georgia, began her formal dance training at Ballethnic Academy of Dance, and Tri Cities High School both located in East Point, Georgia. She spent her summers at the Dance Theatre of Harlem, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, and Dance Canvas Next Generation Summer Intensives. Under the direction of Garfield Lemonius, Ms.Howell graduated from Point Park University in December of 2019 where she received her Bachelor of Arts degree in dance, with a focus on classical ballet. While in college, she had the opportunity to perform in works by Daniel Karasik, Maree Remalia,Terrell Rogers, and others. Soon after graduating, Tyla joined the Georgia Ballet as a trainee and is excited to be entering her second season with the company!