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
George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker® (Coffee, Demi-Flowers, Snow, Flowers)
Jewels, Diamonds (Demi Soloist), Emeralds (Walking Pas de Deux)
La Valse
Prodigal Son (Sister)
Stravinsky Violin
Slaughter on Tenth Avenue

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

Martha Graham
Diversion of Angels

Alexei Ratmansky
Swan Lake

Jerome Robbins
Antique Epigraphs
I’m Old Fashioned