Ms. Ricci, of Johnston, RI, is a graduate of Rhode Island College. She trained with Winthrop Corey and Christine Hennessy, becoming a member of Festival Ballet as a teenager. Her principal roles include Arabian, Snow Queen and Sugar Plum Fairy in The Nutcracker, Titania in A Midsummer Night's Dream, Cinderella, Neopolitan, Pas de Trois and Big Swan in Swan Lake, Snow White, Princess Elena in Firebird, Mina in Dracula, Prelude and Seventh Waltz in Les Sylphides, Giselle, and leading roles in Paquita, Esmeralda and Djuric's Upon Dark, Magnificat, Loose Ends and Quartet for the End of Time, The Sleeping Beauty and Con Amore, Robbin's 2 & 3 Part Inventions, Balanchine's Rubies, Pelzig's The Princess and the Pea, Antony Tudor's The Leaves Are Fading, Plotnikov's Coma and Princess Budur in Eldar Aliev's A Thousand and One Nights. Ms. Ricci has also lead roles in Carmen, The Widow's Broom, Schéhérezade, Lady Capulet in Romeo & Juliet, Gypsy Queen in Don Quixote and in Colleen Cavanaugh's Schumann Songs. In 2006, she premiered Mr. Djuric's Dancing by Ear at the Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival. She can also be found behind the diamond counter at Ross-Simons. This is Ms. Ricci's twenty second season with FBP.