Miranda Dafoe is from Sunnyvale, CA. She started dancing at the age of 3 and by 9 yrs. old she was studying at San Francisco Ballet School. She also trained privately with Cuban ballet legends Jorge Esquivel and Amparo Brito. After studying at San Francisco Ballet School for 8 years, she moved to train at Houston Ballet Academy on full scholarship. Miranda then joined Kansas City Ballet for three seasons becoming a member of the Kansas City Ballet 2. Her repertoire with the company includes the premiere of Devon Carney’s The Nutcracker, Romeo and Juliet, and Peter Pan and many others. Miranda performed principal roles in Sylvia and La Bayade’re as well as in contemporary works by Anthony Krutzkamp, Ryan Nye, and Parrish Maynard. She’s excited to be in her first season here with the Dayton Ballet.
Date: September 29, 2020