Graciela Acedo was trained in Caracas and at Boston Ballet with a government scholarship and a Harkness Ballet Internship. She has performed the classics with Ballet Teresa Carreño sharing the stage with, Rudolf Nureyev, Fernando Bujones and Julio Boca. Ballet Nuevo Mundo de Caracas former principal dancer worked with choreographers Judith Jamison, Ulises Dove, John Butler, Elisa Monte, Dennis Nahat, Choo San Goh, Donald Mackayle, and performed in South America, US, Europe and Asia. A former Oakland ballet dancer and teacher, she is also a faculty member at the University of San Francisco, San Francisco School of the Arts, Ayako, Berkeley Ballet, and Diablo Ballet (pre-professional program). Graciela created the ballet curriculum for Dance Attack. She has been a former Associate Director of Western Ballet, Summer Program Assistant Director of Dance Theater of San Francisco, Ballet Mistress of Napoles Ballet, and guest teacher at America's Ballet in Florida and Ballet de las Americas in Venezuela.