Deanna Gooding grew up in southern New Hampshire and started her dance training at Londonderry Dance Academy. After high school Deanna moved to California to study at San Francisco Conservatory of Dance under the direction of Summer Lee Rhatigan. Before moving to the Minneapolis to dance with James Sewell Ballet, Deanna guested with Oakland Ballet and BurnsWork. Since being in the Twin Cities, Deanna has worked with Joanna Kotze, Myron Johnson, Sharon Eyal, Arena Dances, Paul Vasterling, Live Action Set and more. Deanna loves to paint, choreograph, and spend time with her fiancé.