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Madison Young

Curriculum Vitae

Principal Dancer, Bayerisches Staatsballett
Prize Winner, Prix deLausanne 2016
Guest Artist, Prix de Lausanne 2023 Gala of Stars

Madison Young, born in Utah, USA, receives her dance education at Ballet West Academy in Utah and later Houston Ballet Academy in Texas.

In 2016, she becomes a Prix De Lausanne Prize Winner, and is offered an apprenticeship at Houston Ballet for the 2016/17 season. She is promoted to corps de ballet in 2017. That same year, she joins the Wiener Staatsballet Corps de Ballet under the direction of Manuel Legris. In 2018, she is promoted to Demi-soloist and in 2019 to Soloist. 

In the 2020/21 season, she joins the Bayerisches Staatsballet as a Soloist. In December 2021, she is promoted to Principal Dancer under direction of Igor Zelensky. She currently continues to work as a Principal Dancer with the Bayerisches Staatsballet, now under the direction of Laurent Hilaire.