Company Member Since 2017 | From Metro Detroit, MI
Favorite skill: Speaking Spanish! ¡ Gracias a mi familia de ballet cubano!
Sophie Miklosovic received her pre-professional training under Magaly Suarez, Director of The Art of Classical Ballet school. Growing up in Michigan, she honed her performance skills as a competition dancer while enjoying coaching from master ballet teachers Meg Paul and Valentina Barsukova.
Her contemporary training was directed by Liz Schmidt-Mazurkiewicz at Spotlight Dance Works, culminating in being named the Junior National Outstanding Dancer, as well as receiving an invitation to assist at the New York Dance Alliance’s National Convention Tour in 2013.
Ms. Miklosovic received recognition from several international ballet competitions, such as the World Ballet Competition in 2017, earning her a gold medal, and at the China IBCC where she earned the Morning Star Foundation Award. Additionally, she earned top-three at the National Society of Arts & Letters 2017 En Pointe Classical Ballet Competition. While training with Suarez, she was named a Zarelywear “Rising Star” and a GaynorMinden “GaynorGirl”.
Ms. Miklosovic joined BalletMet in 2017, at age 17. She was named one of Dance Magazines, “25 to Watch” in 2019 and had the opportunity to perform iconic roles such as Juliet in the balcony scene of Romeo and Juliet, adult Clara and the Sugar Plum Fairy in The Nutcracker, and soloist roles in Edwaard Liang’s Giselle.
Video and Images by Jennifer Zmuda.