Madeline Kiesel is from Hanover Park, Illinois. She began her professional training at Faubourg Ballet under Watmora Casey. Upon graduation, she attended Adelphi University for two years as a dance major. While in Long Island, Ms. Kiesel guested in Nutcracker with Eglevsky Ballet. In 2017 Ms. Kiesel accepted a position with Columbia Classical Ballet in Columbia, South Carolina under Radenko Pavlovich where she was able to dance roles in Cinderella and La Bayadere. She has spent the past two years as a member of the Ruth Page Civic Ballet Training Company in Chicago, Illinois under Victor Alexander. Ms. Kiesel enjoyed dancing roles including Marzipan in Nutcracker and roles from Raymonda. While at RPTC Ms. Kiesel also danced in Meetings Along the Edge choreographed by Venetia Stifler. Additionally she holds a BA in business administration.