Miriam Miller 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.
Ms. Miller 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.
In January 2015, she became an apprentice with NYCB. 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 (La Bonne Fée) and Peter Martins’ Swan Lake (Princess). She joined the Company as a member of the corps de ballet in January 2016.
Ms. Miller was promoted to the rank of soloist in January 2022.
Ms. Miller is a recipient of a 2017 Princess Grace Award.
Photo © Paul Kolnik
- Brahms-Schoenberg Quartet (First Movement)
- Firebird (Prince's Bride)
- The Four Temperaments
- George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker® (Dewdrop, Coffee)
- Harlequinade (La Bonne Fée)
- A Midsummer Night's Dream (Titania)
- Prodigal Son (The Siren)
- Fearful Symmetries
- The Sleeping Beauty (Generosity, Lilac Fairy)
- Swan Lake (Princess, Spanish)
- Pulcinella Variations
- Fancy Free
- The Goldberg Variations
- The Shaded Line
- Bartók Ballet
- The Most Incredible Thing
- American Rhapsody