Madison Elizabeth Egyud was raised in Newtown, Pennsylvania and began her formal ballet training at the Princeton Ballet School at the age of 6. In 2012, she attended American Ballet Theatre’s summer intensive in New York City on full scholarship, awarded by Philadelphia Dance Access. That summer, she was invited to study year-round at the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School at ABT where she continued her training for the next five years under the direction of Franco DeVita and Cynthia Harvey. It was here she had the honor of performing pieces such as Alexei Ratmansky’s Rondo Capriccioso in ABT’s 75th Anniversary Gala, and participated in the development of Jeremy McQueen’s Garden of Dreams, which premiered at the Kennedy Center in Ballet Across America. She danced as a trainee with American Repertory Ballet for two seasons before joining ARB2 in 2020. During her time in the second company she performed Colby Damon’s Strange Sentience for American Repertory Ballet’s 2021 Digital Program, the pas de deux in Ethan Stiefel’s Woodwork, and Coffee lead in ARB’s The Nutcracker. She also danced the roles of Cobweb and Elena in the world premiere of Ethan Stiefel’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream after being promoted to apprentice in January of 2022.