Ani Darcey, born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia, found her love for the arts at a very early age. She attended North Atlanta High School and DeKalb School of the Arts where she trained in acting and dance and was awarded an exchange program to study abroad in Spain for three months. Upon graduation from DSA, Ani attended the University of the Arts where she got a BFA in Modern Dance performance. Ani has trained and performed with Philadanco, the Martha Graham Dance Company, and Black Grace dance company from New Zealand. She was a showgirl in Donn Arden’s Jubilee! in Las Vegas and is a member of Cabaret Versatile in Los Angeles. She has also performed at the Billboard Awards, on Jane the Virgin and been a part of numerous commercials and films as an actor.