Maia Virgil began her dance training at Swarthmore Ballet Theatre under Lori Ardis, Amber Flynn, and William DeGregory where she studied ballet and modern. At SBT, she performed in many classical ballets and also choreographed many of her own works. During that time, she attended numerous summer intensives including Boston Ballet, Alvin Ailey, and BalletX. She continued her studies at New York University Tisch School of the Arts where she graduated with a BFA in Dance and Classics. There, she performed works by Dwight Rhoden and Yin Yue, as well as her own choreographic works. She is currently pursuing an MA in Dance Education with a certification in American Ballet Theatre’s National Training Curriculum at NYU Steinhardt.