Noah Miller, originally from California, began dancing with his first Nutcracker at the age of 4 ½. His training and love of dance originated with Laguna Dance Theater, and he continued his training with Dmitri Kulev Classical Ballet Academy in California. At the age of 17 he moved to Texas and began studying at the Houston Ballet Academy. There he performed in Stanton Welch’s The Long and Winding Road, Brigade, John Neumeier’s Yondering, his first Ben Stevenson’s Nutcracker, and George Balanchine’sAllegro Brillante. Noah is a 2017 YoungArts Dance Finalist, and this is his first season with Texas Ballet Theater.
Where are you from?
Lake Forest, California
When did you begin dancing?
4 ½ years old
Why did you begin dancing?
I was inspired by watching my sister and learning her choreography through the window.
When did you join Texas Ballet Theater?
What is your favorite ballet to see?
Sir Kenneth MacMillian’s Manon
What is your favorite ballet to perform/what is your favorite role you have performed?
John Neumier’s Yondering
What surprised you the most about being a professional dancer?
The things you miss – holidays with family etc.
What profession other than yours would you like to attempt?
What outdoor activities do you enjoy?
Do you have a favorite sports team? If so, who?
Los Angeles Angels
What kind of music do you like best?
Oddly enough, classical
What’s your least favorite part of getting ready for a performance?
The nerves, even though you know you are well prepared