Born in Havana, Silva began her training at the Ballet School Alejo Carpentier and completed it at the National Ballet School. Silva graduated in 2008 and began to work in the National Ballet of Cuba. With this company she has travelled around America and Europe performing in the choreographic versions of Alicia Alonso`s Giselle, Swan Lake, La fille mal gardée, Coppélia, Don Quixote, Nutcracker and Sleeping Beauty. She has also danced in Concierto en blanco y negro (Concert in black and White) by José Parés, Dionaea and Flora by Gustavo Herrera, Después del diluvio (After the rain) by Alberto Méndez, Napoli by August Bournonville; Sylfides by Michel Fokine, Tema y variaciones (Theme and Variations) by George Balanchine and Prólogo para una tragedia (Prologue for a tragedy) by Brian MacDonald. Silva has also worked with other Cuban and international choreographers like Maysabel Pintado (Espectral and Preludios en la noche), Luvién Mederos (Sistemas) and Peter Quanz (Le Papillon).