Hannah Ezell grew up in Santa Ynez, California. She began training in baller at the age of two, joining Gustafson Dance at age eleven. She was a member of State Street Ballet Young Dancers for many years, and held the position of Dance Captain her senior year. Hannah is a second-year student at UCSB and majoring in Dance. She is currently an apprentice with Santa Barbara Dance Theater in addition to her dance/academic studies. Hannah was a class assistant for five years at Gustafson Dance, and has been on the teaching staff for 2 years now.