Parker Finley was born in Louisiana in 1997. In 2014, she began her professional training at the Houston Ballet Academy under the instruction of Sabrina Lenzi and Sally Rojas where she performed works by Stanton Welch, John Neumeier, Kenneth MacMillan, and Ben Stevenson. After graduating in 2016, she was an apprentice for Hubbard Street 2 during their 2016-2017 season. As their apprentice, she had the opportunity to learn works from Alice Klock, Terence Marling, Alejandro Cerrudo, Peter Chu, and Bryan Arias. She has participated in summer programs such as Houston Ballet Summer Intensive and Springboard Danse Montreal. This is Parker’s 3rd season with the company.