Linda Silva began her early training at California Dance Theatre with Kim Maselli and Patrick Frantz and continued to study privately with Starr Danias. She was offered a Merit Scholarship to study at Interlochen Arts Camp for two consecutive summers. Linda also attended Boston Ballet summer program, Houston Ballet Academy and the School of American Ballet. While in California, she was an apprentice for Coast Ballet Company and also performed with Golden State Ballet Company. After graduating from High School, Linda was offered an apprenticeship with the Joffrey Ballet of Chicago for the Nutcracker season. Afterwards, she was invited to study on scholarship at the Joffrey Ballet School in New York. Linda attended Texas Christian University where she was awarded the TCU Nordan Scholarship, a dance merit scholarship. She graduated with a degree in Nutrition and Dietetics and now practices as a Registered Dietitian. Linda has been teaching ballet in DFW for 11 years and is currently teaching at Ballet Center of Fort Worth.