Sierra Stipetich, of Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, comes from Pittsburgh Ballet Theater School’s Graduate Program where she trained from 2019-2022. At PBT’s Graduate Program, she studied with Susan Jaffe, Marjorie Grundvig, Dennis Marshall, Terrence Orr, Janet Popeleski, Eun Young Ahn, Marianna Tcherkassky, Christopher Budzynski, Erin Halloran and Christine Schwaner. Prior to Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, she trained with Mansur Kamaletdinov; at Ballet Academy of Pittsburgh with Lindsey Piper and Steven Piper, and Pittsburgh Youth Ballet with Jean Gedeon, Alan Obuzor, Robert Steele, Dana Arey, and more. She has performed in PBT productions of The Nutcracker, Swan Lake, George Balanchine’s Serenade, Raymonda, La Bayadère, and Coppélia. She is excited to be joining Virginia National Ballet for its 10th Anniversary Season!