Eloise Valero (she/her)

Brooklyn, NY

BFA Class of 2027

Where did you train?

I started my training at a local dance studio called Downtown Dance Factory in NYC. I attended the LaGuardia High School of Performing Arts and graduated as a dance major. I also participated in the MOVE|NYC| Young Professionals Program. 

What inspires you?

I am continuously inspired by those who are determined, hardworking, and willing to be their true authentic selves. I take my inspiration from the art and artists that surround me in my day-to-day life. 

Describe yourself in three words.

Tenacious. Thoughtful. Joyful.

Tell us a fun fact about you.

I was almost born in a NYC taxi cab.

What does it mean to be a part of USC Kaufman?

Being a part of Kaufman means achieving artistic and academic excellence while building a safe and reliable community of diverse artists who are determined to achieve their dreams. I look forward to broadening my creative, social, and academic horizons at USC Kaufman.