Miriam-Rose LeDuc is thrilled to be joining Chicago Repertory Ballet for their 2017 season. As a dancer in Chicago, she has performed professionally in numerous productions and projects, including Dance Chicago, Kaleidoscope- Choreographer's Festival, the Andersonville Arts Walk, Alma Dance School's production of The Nutcracker, and soloist roles in the world premieres of several ballets. Other notable performances include guest starring in Bossov Ballet Theatre's Giselle, and dancing in works by George Balanchine, Agnes de Mille, Antony Tudor, Twyla Tharp, and other choreographers at Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Ballet with an Outside Field in Performing Arts and Business. Ms. LeDuc also enjoys teaching, and is currently on faculty at the Joffrey Academy of Dance. She has given master classes and taught throughout the Midwest at the Jacobs School of Music, the Beverly Arts Center, and The Academy for the Arts in Spring Arbor, Michigan, among others. Additionally, Miriam-Rose loves to choreograph, play the violin, and compose music. She has collaborated with several artists in creating new works, including Totus Tuus, a collaboration with Julie Cumberland, and Sideways by Ben David Richmond, which premiered in Bloomington, Indiana. Ms. LeDuc plans to include some original music in an upcoming choreography project, "Convergence," for Chicago Dance Month in April 2017.