Rickia Dallam began studying dance at the age of three and is pursuing a full-time career in dance. During her fifteen years of training at Parkside Academy of Music and Dance in Parkside, PA, Rickia regularly performed solos and was featured in lead roles with Parkside Performing Arts Company, including in The Nutcracker as the Lilac Fairy and the Sugar Plum Fairy. She is currently a dance major at Oklahoma City University where she is a member of the American Spirit Dance Company. In 2017, she originated the titular role in The Lady Hoofers' annual production of THE TAPCRACKER. Rickia joined The Lady Hoofers Tap Ensemble as a member of the Youth Ensemble in 2016 and was promoted to Apprentice in 2018.