Ballet Uncovered ~ Balancing Pointe Podcast

28 - Miko Fogarty, Moscow IBC 2013 Gold Medalist



Sixteen year old Miko was born in London in 1997 and moved to the US when she was two years old. Currently she trains with Tatiana Pali and Alyona Yakovleva-Randall at the Indiana Ballet Conservatory, and Kaoru Jinushi in Japan. Between 2008-2010 she returned to London three times to train at the Royal Ballet School's International Summer Program where she danced solo in the final performances and received the Commendation Award each year she attended. Miko was listed as one of The Most Influential People of 2011 in the Dance Spirit Magazine and has received worldwide recognition for her dancing. She was Gold Medalist twice at the World Ballet Competition in Florida (2009 and 2011), and won Bronze the New York Finals of the Youth America Grand Prix (2010). As a selected participant in the Varna International Ballet Competition in Bulgaria (2012), she was awarded the Distinction Diploma and won the Bronze Medal. Miko was invited to perform on the YAGP's 2011 Ballet Grand Prix Tour and danced with accomplished