KARINA EIMON (Trainee) comes to Ballet Memphis from Peninsula Youth Ballet in Belmont, Calif., where she danced a variety of productions in a professional setting including Paquita, Nutcracker, Sleeping Beauty, Giselle and Don Quixote. Karina has trained with Kristine Elliot and Ayako Takahashi. She has competed in and placed in the Youth America Grand Prix SF regionals for more than six years, and competed in the 2014 USA International Ballet Competition in Jackson, Miss. This is her first season with Ballet Memphis. Karina hired by Milwaukee Ballet II 2015-2016 season.