Mia Steedle is from Weston, MA, and trained at Boston Ballet School. At the age of 13, she was accepted into the pre-professional program under Margaret Tracey. In 2017, Ms. Steedle was selected as a trainee and performed as “Raymonda” in Mikko Nissinen’s Raymonda Act III for Boston Ballet School’s annual Next Generation performance. In her final year as a student, she was named a Laura Young Scholar. Ms. Steedle joined Boston Ballet II for the 2019-2020 season where she performed as “Clara” in Mikko Nissinen’s The Nutcracker, as well as in Larissa Ponomarenko’s Giselle, and Christopher Wheeldon’s This Bitter Earth. With BBII, Ms. Steedle performed on tour at Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center in Stowe, VT, and at various outreach venues in Boston, MA. She has attended summer programs at the School of American Ballet, Canada’s National Ballet School and Chautauqua Institution where she was coached by Patricia McBride on multiple roles from the Balanchine repertoire. She also participated in the Jacob’s Pillow Contemporary Ballet Program in 2021. During her first season with KCB, Ms. Steedle was featured in multiple episodes of New Moves and made her live stage debut with the company at Starlight Theater in Devon Carney’s Sandhur. Her other repertoire includes George Balanchine’s Rubies, Marius Petipa’s Sleeping Beauty, George Balanchine’s Coppelia, Sir Frederick Ashton’s Cinderella, George Balanchine’s Raymonda Variations, and an original role in Lia Cirio’s The Peppermint Wind. Ms. Steedle was reviewed for her performances as “Raymonda” and “Clara” in The Boston Globe, The Harvard Crimson, and Ballet Review.