Shaila D’Onofrio was born in Popoli, Italy and trained at Teatro dell'Opera and Teatro alla Scala Ballet
School in Italy. She joined The National Ballet of Canada as a RBC Apprentice
in 2009 and became a member of the Corps de Ballet in 2011.
Recently, Ms. D’Onofrio debuted as Her
Other Stepsister in Cinderella choreographed
by James Kudelka. Her repertoire includes roles in Swan Lake, Giselle, Romeo and Juliet, The Nutcracker, The Sleeping Beauty, Onegin, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Don Quixote, Hamlet, The Seagull, La
Fille mal gardée, Elite Syncopations, The Four Seasons, Opus 19/The Dreamer and Carmen.
During her training, Ms. D’Onofrio received
a scholarship at Teatro dell'Opera as well as a scholarship at Teatro alla Scala Ballet School.