Ava Rose Cooke was born in Springfield, Massachusetts and is in the 4th grade at Eldredge Elementary School in East Greenwich, Rhode Island. She currently dances with the Providence Ballet and made her first professional dancing debut in December in their production of ’Twas the Night Before Christmas. She also dances with the Providence Youth Ballet. She has a brother and two sisters. She spends her time playing with her cat, Meow Meow, and loves to ride her pony, Jellybean.