Ricky Davis was born and raised in Atlanta, Ga. He started his dance training at Tolbert-Yilmaz School of Dance in Alpharetta, Ga. Mr. Davis was mentored and coached by Antonio Sisk and Tracy Vogt, former dancers of Philadanco: The Philadelphia Dance Company. He has attended summer courses at Atlanta Ballet, and North Carolina Dance Theatre. After a semester at Marymount Manhattan College in New York, Ricky joined Columbia City Ballet as a trainee in 2011. He joined the corps de ballet in 2012 and continued dancing with the company until 2014. He has danced in works by William Starrett, Tracy Vogt, Antonio Sisk, George Balanchine, Patricia Miller, Wayland Anderson, Mary Pat Henry, Gary Abbott and Paula Weber, just to name a few. He is currently a senior under the training of Paula Weber and the staff of the University of Missouri-Kansas City Dance Conservatory as he pursues his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance.