Born in Louisville, KY, Maddie moved to Indiana and began her ballet training at age 3. She grew up through the Auer Academy of Fort Wayne Ballet under the direction of Karen Gibbons-Brown, Eleanora Pokhitonova-Hartung, and Tracy Tritz. She attended summer programs including American Ballet Theatre NYC, Ballet West, and Kaatsbaan Extreme Ballet. After graduating high school, she joined the Studio Company at Texas Ballet Theater. Maddie has enjoyed dancing in numerous Fort Wayne Ballet productions such as The Nutcracker, Swan Lake, and Gerald Arpino’s Birthday Variations. Maddie is thrilled to begin her first season with the company.