Princess Grace Award:
Dance Fellowship, 2017
Miriam Miller is a member of New York City Ballet’s corps de ballet. She was born in Iowa City, Iowa, and began her dance training in 2001 at University of Iowa Youth Ballet and School of Dance under the direction of Kathryn Smith. In 2006, she began studying with Sarah Barragan at City Ballet of Iowa. She attended summer courses at the School of American Ballet (SAB), the official school of New York City Ballet, in 2011 and 2012, enrolling as a full-time student during the 2012 winter term. Ms. Miller became an apprentice with NYCB in January 2015. While still an apprentice with NYCB, Miller performed the role of Titania in George Balanchine’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, as well as featured roles in Balanchine’s Harlequinade (Le Bonne Fée) and Peter Martins’ Swan Lake (Princess). She joined the Company as a member of the corps de ballet in January 2016.
Since joining NYCB, Ms. Miller has performed featured roles in George Balanchine’s Agon and Prodigal Son (The Siren), Peter Martins’ The Sleeping Beauty (Lilac Fairy, Generosity), and Jerome Robbins’ Fancy Free. She also originated corps roles in Justin Peck’s The Most Incredible Thing and the NYC premiere of Scherzo Fantastique, and Christopher Wheeldon’s American Rhapsody.