Millie Kerr, from Raleigh, NC, is a high school junior following her passion by studying ballet at the University of North Carolina Schools of the Arts, under the direction of Dean Susan Jaffe. Prior to entering UNCSA as a sophomore, Millie was a student at The Raleigh School of Ballet and in their pre-professional company, Raleigh Dance Theatre. She has attended summer intensives at American Ballet Theatre in New York, Carolina Ballet and Raleigh School of Ballet. She has also trained with Mary LeGere, Laurie Yeames and Hong Yang.

Millie is the great granddaughter of the late Betty Holding, former Rockette who danced under famed choreographer George Balanchine and later had her own studio in Wake Forest for 30 years. Millie’s mother, Beth Andrews Moye, and grandmother, Emily Holding Andrews, both took dance at Holding School of Dance. Betty’s love for dance continues to live on through her family.