BROOK OGLE was born in Birmingham, Alabama, and began her serious training with the Briarwood Ballet. She also studied with Dame Sonia Arova at the Alabama School of Fine Arts, and trained privately with Pamela Merkel-Sayle. She graduated with honors from Butler University with a BFA in Dance Performance, dancing soloist and principal roles with Butler Ballet. Brook has danced professionally with Nashville Ballet, Charleston Ballet Theatre, Hosanna Sacred Arts, and as a guest artist with Ballet Internationale. Brook joined City Ballet of San Diego in 2008.