Petra Love

Corps de Ballet

Hometown: New York, New York

Petra Love was born in New York, N.Y. and began dancing at age three. She received her training at Ballet Academy East, The School of American Ballet and Miami City Ballet. She spent summers training at Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet, San Francisco Ballet and Boston Ballet. In 2017, she spent her final summer at the Miami City Ballet School before moving to join Miami City Ballet School’s Pre-Professional Division and was also hired as a company apprentice.

As an apprentice, Love was given many opportunities to dance with the company and was promoted to the corps de ballet for the 2018-19 season.

Roles since joining MCB

George Balanchine
A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Titania, Fairies and Court)
“George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker®
(Sugarplum Fairy, Coffee, Demi-Flowers, Snow, Flowers, Party Parent and Spanish Hot Chocolate)”
Ballet Imperial
Concerto Barocco
Divertimento No. 15
The Four Temperaments (Phlegmatic)
Jewels, Diamonds (Demi Soloist), Emeralds (Walking Pas de Deux)
La Valse
A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Titania, Fairies and Court)
Prodigal Son (Sister)
Stravinsky Violin Concerto
Slaughter on Tenth Avenue
Symphony in Three Mvements (Demi-Soloist)
Walpurgisnacht (Demi-Soloist)

John Cranko
Romeo and Juliet

Martha Graham
Diversion of Angels

Justin Peck

Alexei Ratmansky
Swan Lake (Tall Swans)

Jerome Robbins
Antique Epigraphs
I’m Old Fashioned (On Pointe Pas de Deux)

George Balanchine/Jerome Robbins
Firebird (Prince’s Bride)

Jerome Robbins/Twyla Tharp

Paul Taylor
Company B