Paula Ward started dancing at the age of 3, and has been determined to do little else ever since. She studied at the Kehl School of Dance in Madison, WI as a child and attended many summer dance programs all over the country.
After high school Paula went on to Hope College, where she earned a dual degree in dance and chemistry. Soon after graduation, Paula moved to Chicago to join JHD II.
After two years as a trainee, Paula was promoted into the first company as an apprentice.
During JHD’s tour to England, she was given full company status, and she is now in her third season as a JHD dancer.