Madeline Bay

Ballet Idaho Company Dancer

About:

Madeline began her training at Illinois Ballet Theater in Moline, Illinois. In 2006 she joined the pre-professional company River Pointe Ballet. She studied under scholarships with the Bolshoi Ballet, Ballet West, Pittsburgh Ballet, Orlando Ballet, Northwest Dance Project, and Texas Ballet Theater. She attended the University of Utah and joined the resident company, Utah Ballet. She received her B.F.A. with a double emphasis in ballet performance and teaching essentials in 2012. Some of her performance highlights with Ballet Idaho include Fairy Godmother in Edwaard Liang’s Cinderella, Helena in Peter Anastos’ A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and Snow Queen in The Nutcracker as well as featured roles in Danielle Rowe’s Dreamland, Ricardo Amarante’s Love Fear Loss, Alejandro Cerrudo’s Lickety Split, Lauren Edson’s Missed Migration and Robyn Mineko Willaims’ Grey Horses. In the summer, Madeline dances with ARC Dance in Seattle, under the direction of Marie Chong. During her 6 seasons with ARC, she has originated principal roles for works by Alex Ketley, Wen Wei Wang and David Fernandez. Locally Madeline has danced with LED, directed by Lauren Edson and Treefort Music Fest. Madeline has also been teaching at Ballet Idaho Academy since 2012. This year she is teaching the Ballet 4 students.

Generously sponsored by Kathryn & Dr. Christian Zimmerman.