CORPS DE BALLET
Hometown: Seattle, Washington
Joined OKC Ballet in 2020
Mayim Stiller, originally from Seattle Washington, started his dance training doing salsa, hip hop, and some ballroom/vaudeville at the age of eight. His formal ballet training began at age 11 with Oregon Ballet Academy under the direction of John Grensback. He continued his training on scholarships at Pacific Northwest Ballet (PNB) and the School of American Ballet (SAB), where he performed with the company at PNB and performed the lead role in Faust at the end of the year workshop at Lincoln Center for SAB.
Stiller began his professional career with Los Angeles Ballet where he danced for three seasons. He then joined Ballet San Antonio in 2016 as a corps de ballet member and was promoted to soloist in 2017. He has also guested with Alberta Ballet. In 2020, Stiller joined Oklahoma City Ballet as a corps de ballet member.
His professional repertoire includes works by George Balanchine, Gerald Arpino, Fredrick Ashton, Jiří Kylián, Jerome Robbins, Kent Stowell, Bruce Wells, Edwaard Liang, Willy Shives, Jean Grand-Maître, Brian Enos, Bryan Pitts, Robert Mills, Septime Webre as well as many other works after Petipa. Favorite roles performed include Romeo in Romeo & Juliet, principal man in Round of Angels, Espada in Don Quixote, Slow Couple in Variations for Six, and Corp Men in Stars and Stripes. Roles Stiller would like to perform include Petite Mort, In the Middle Somewhat Elevated, The Concert, Playlist (EP), and Manon. Stiller has choreographed several pieces including one in Oklahoma City Ballet’s most recent Future Voices: A Choreographic Showcase and looks forward to continuing his choreographic pursuits. He is excited for this next season!