kaleigh schock

Kaleigh Schock was born and raised in the suburbs of Chicago where started training for her professional career at the age of 15 at Faubourg Ballet School in Hanover Park. In 2005, Kaleigh moved to NYC to train at Ellison Ballet-Professional Ballet School at the age of 16. She continued to train at Ellison Ballet for three years. In 2007 she was a supplemental dancer with Cincinnati Ballet, she then joined Ballet West II in Salt Lake City in 2008. 

After 2 years with Ballet West, Kaleigh went to school at the University of Cincinnati, where she attained a BFA in Dance and a minor in Communications, along with joining Nevada Ballet Theatre her Junior year in 2012. While with  Nevada Ballet, Kaleigh has danced roles that include:  the lead Russian Girl in Balanchine's Serenade, Striptease Girl in Balanchine's, Slaughter on 10th Avenue, Lilac Fairy from Sleeping Beauty, Zelma from Giselle, and Summer Fairy in James Canfield's production of The Nutcracker. From 2016- 2017 Kaleigh joined Elements Contemporary Ballet in Chicago.

Awards include, top 12 in YAGP finals in 2007 and 2008, as well as top 12 in YAGP in the pas de duex category. In 2007 she was awarded a scholarship to the Royal Ballet School of England's Graduate Level at the YAGP finals. This is Kaleigh's first season with Madison Ballet.