Mayim Stiller


Hometown: Seattle, Washington

Joined OKC Ballet in 2020


Mayim Stiller

Mayim Stiller, originally from Seattle, Washington, started his dance training doing salsa, hip hop, and 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 scholarship at Pacific Northwest Ballet and also performed alongside the professional company. While on scholarship at the School of American Ballet, Stiller performed the lead role in Faust at the end of year workshop at Lincoln Center.

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 performed guest roles with Alberta Ballet and in 2020 joined Oklahoma City Ballet as a corp 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, Val Caniparoli, as well as many other works after Petipa.

His favorite roles performed include Romeo in Romeo & Juliet, principal man in Round of Angels, Thor in The Golden Section, Baron in Lady of the Camellias, Espada in Don Quixote, Slow Couple in Variations for Six, and Corp Men in Stars and Stripes. Ballets that Stiller would like to perform include Petite Mort, In the Middle Somewhat Elevated, The Concert, Playlist (EP), and Manon. Stiller has also choreographed several of his own works.