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. She also had the opportunity to perform with the Boston Ballet company in Marius Petipa’s Sleeping Beauty, George Balanchine’s Coppelia, and Sir Frederick Ashton’s Cinderella. Ms. Steedle has attended summer programs at the School of American Ballet, and Chautauqua Institution on scholarship, as well as Canada’s National Ballet School on exchange. 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. Her other repertoire includes George Balanchine’s Rubies, August Bournonville’s Konservatoriet, 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.