Sophie Hod was born in Great Neck, New York and began her dance training at Studio Maestro. In 2007, Ms. Hod began training at The School of American Ballet, the official school of New York City Ballet, and as a student at SAB, she had the opportunity to perform many ballets with NYCB. In 2013, Ms. Hod began training at Ballet Academy East. In 2017, she then went on to dance with Miami City Ballet School. Over these years, she also attended summer programs at Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet, Boston Ballet, Miami City Ballet, and Exploring Ballet with Suzanne Farrell. Ms. Hod joined Cincinnati Ballet as a trainee for the 2018-2019 season, where she performed corps de ballet roles in many of the company’s productions, as well as the role of Dark Angel in George Balanchine’s Serenade with Cincinnati Ballet’s Otto M. Budig Academy. Ms. Hod joined Kansas City Ballet’s Second Company in 2019 and spent two years as a trainee. She was promoted to KCB II in 2021.