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 under the direction of Peter Boal.
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 Nutcracker, Agon, 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 Burana, The 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 Giselle, The Sleeping Beauty, The Nutcracker, Coppélia, and Le Ballet de Dracula.
He joined MCB as principal in 2021.