(Warren, Michigan) Mr. Ratcliff began his training at the age of sixteen, studying Jazz and Hip Hop at Tina Marie's School of Dance. Not long after he added Ballet, Acrobatics, and Lyrical. At the age of 19 he moved to New York to continue his studies, and at the age of 20 he enrolled into the Conservatory Program at Steps on Broadway, where he currently studies. While living in New York Dale has danced in projects directed by Jana Hicks, Marijke Eliasberg, and has trained with Jennifer Archibald. He has also danced in Forza Malizia Dance Company, and Gwen Rakotovao Dance.