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Steven Loch


Hometown: Denton, Texas

Steven Loch is from Denton, TX. He trained at the Ballet Conservatory in Lewisville, TX, under the direction of Kelly Lannin. He also studied at the Harid Conservatory in Boca Raton, FL, and the Pacific Northwest Ballet School in Seattle, WA, as well as summers with American Ballet Theatre, the School of American Ballet, and Canada’s National Ballet School before joining the Pacific Northwest Ballet in 2011.

Steven performed many leading roles throughout his ten years with the Pacific Northwest Ballet, including George Balanchine’s Symphony in C (1st Movement), Jewels (Emeralds), Slaughter on Tenth Avenue, The NutcrackerAgon, and Coppélia; William Forsythe’s In The Middle, Somewhat Elevated, New Suite, and One Flat Thing, reproduced; Alexei Ratmansky’s Pictures at an Exhibition; Jiri Kylian’s Petite Mort, Sechs Tanze, and Forgotten Land; David Dawson’s Empire Noir; Jerome Robbins’ In the Night and The Concert; Crystal Pite’s Emergence and Plot Point; Ulysses Dove’s Red Angels; Yuri Possokhov’s RakU (Monk); Benjamin Millepied’s 3 Movements and Appassionata; Jean-Christophe Maillot’s Romeo et Juliette (Tybalt) and Cendrillon; Twyla Tharp’s Afternoon Ball, Brief Fling, and Waiting at the Station; and Kent Stowell’s Carmina BuranaThe Nutcracker, Cinderella, and Swan Lake.

In 2014, Steven was a finalist at the USA International Ballet Competition. He has also been a guest artist at the International Ballet Festival of Miami and with LakeCities Ballet Theatre, where he performed principal roles in GiselleThe Sleeping BeautyThe NutcrackerCoppélia, and Le Ballet de Dracula.

He joined MCB as principal in 2021.

Roles since joining MCB

Ricardo Amarante


George Balanchine
George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker® (Cavalier)
Jewels (Diamonds Principal)
Jewels (Emeralds Principal)
Symphony in Three Movements

John Cranko
Romeo and Juliet (Tybalt)

William Forsythe
Herman Schmerman Pas de Deux

Martha Graham
Diversion of Angels (Red Couple)

Alonzo King
Following the Subtle Current Upstream

José Limon
Moor’s Pavane (The Moor)

Alexei Ratmansky
Concerto DSCH
Swan Lake (Prince Siegfried & Spanish Dance)

Jerome Robbins
West Side Story Suite

Jamar Roberts
Sea Change 

Claudia Schreier
The Source

Twyla Tharp
In the Upper Room

Durante Verzola

Christopher Wheeldon
After the Rain Pas de Deux

Loch has originated roles in Ricardo Amarante’s Delight, Jamar Robert’s Sea Change, Claudia Schreier’s The Source, and Durante Verzola’s Paganini, In Play and Sentimiento.