Margaret (Meggie) Peterson began her ballet training at Dance Centre North in Syracuse, NY under director Cathy Mucci. In May of 2023 she graduated summa cum laude from Mercyhurst University in Erie, PA under Dance Department Chair C. Noelle Partusch. She now holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance and Minor in Mathematics. During her time at Mercyhurst she performed in Giselle (2019), Swan Lake (2021), and The Nutcracker (2022), as well as numerous modern and contemporary works by choreographers such as Sidra Bell and Mark Santillano. She also performed with SoMar Dance Works, a modern and contemporary company in Erie, PA, for their 22/23 season. In June 2022, she interned and performed with Ballet Concerto, a ballet company in Fort Worth, Texas, in Les Sylphides, Luis Montero’s Boléro, and Elise Lavallee’s Dream On. She was invited back in June 2023 to be the Chief Administrative Assistant for their SUMMER DANCE CONCERT 2023, during which time she also performed professionally with the company in Irish Suite, Luis Montero’s Othello, and Elise Lavallee’s Dream On. In August 2023 she performed with Speak Dance CNY, a modern and contemporary company in Syracuse, NY, for their Evening of Dance concert. Meggie is thrilled to be dancing with New England Ballet Theatre this season.