Beth Netzly was born and raised in Holland Michigan. She began her training under Rick and Lara Faucher and performed many lead roles with the Turning Pointe Ballet Ensemble for seven years. Her technique advanced as she attended various summer intensives across the country including JHD II, Ad Deum and Paul Taylor. Beth attended Grand Valley State University and was selected as a freshmen to to perform in the ensemble. In addition to college classes Beth trained under James and Lucia Maritn and performed as a guest artist throughout west Michigan. Beth was asked to join Rasa in 2008 under the direction of Van Collins. She later trained with Joel Hall, Betsy Herskind and Nick Pupillo. She has performed works by many independent choreographers as well as John Lehrer, Lizzie MacKenzie, Elijah Gibson and Autumn Eckman. She has enjoyed being rehearsal director at Illinois Youth Ballet producing Nutcracker and the Little Mermaid. Beth continues to dance professionally and is thrilled to pass on the knowledge she has learned over the years to her students.