Miranda Maleski

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Miranda Louise Maleski

Gender Female
Age 32
Birthdate May 28, 1992
Nationality American
Hometown Los Angeles, California
Height unknown
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Brown
School Grade {{{school grade}}}
Professional Information
Profession Choreographer
Dancer
Student
Affiliations Go 2 Talent Agency
Dance Studios Abby Lee Dance Company
Titles see below
Friends and Family
Parents unknown
Siblings unknown
Friends Gianna Martello
Pets 2 dogs (Oliver & Pawter)
Nicknames unknown

Miranda Louise Maleski-Durso (born on May 28, 1992) is a professional dancer and choreographer living in Los Angeles, California. Miranda began her training under the instruction of Abby Lee Miller and Maryen Lorrain Miller at Reign Dance Productions, then began competing under the Abby Lee Dance Company several years later. Miranda won countless national titles at dance competitions across America, and went on to compete on So You Think You Can Dance. Miranda has also danced on Abby's Ultimate Dance CompetitionDance MomsLovestruck: The MusicalThrough the Eyes of Faith, and much more. Miranda currently teaches convention classes at Sheer Talent Competition, and is also a dance teacher, choreographer, and competition team director for ALDC LA. She is currently married to David Durso.

Dances[edit | hide all | hide | edit source]

Solos[edit | hide | edit source]

Year Dance Name Dance Style Choreographer Competition Place Awards
2001 Creepy Heebie Jeebies unknown Abby Lee Miller DEA (Cleveland) Regional Small Fry Miss DEA
DEA Nationals (NYC) National Small Fry Miss DEA
2002 He's Here Acrobatic Abby Lee Miller Dance Masters of PA did not place
2003 Behind My Back Jazz Abby Lee Miller Dance Masters of PA 3rd in Junior Solos
DEA (Pittsburgh) Regional Junior Miss DEA
DEA (Nationals) Finalist
2004 Mahatari Character Abby Lee Miller A.A.A. 2nd in Junior Solos
Dance Masters of PA Top 10 Finalist
2005 Hernando's Hideaway Acrobatic Abby Lee Miller DEA (Pittsburgh) 1st in Preteen Solos
Overall Highest Scoring Routine of Competition
Platinum
DEA Nationals (NYC) 1st in Preteen Solos
Dance Masters of PA 3rd in Junior Solos
3rd Runner-Up for Junior Miss
A.A.A (Pittsburgh) 3rd in Teen Solos
High Gold
NYCDA (Pittsburgh) Platinum
Stars of Tomorrow (Cleveland) Regional Pre-Teen Miss Dance
High Gold
Starpower (Pittsburgh) 9th in Age 9-12 Competitive Solos
Platinum
SummerDanse Festival 1st in 12-13 Solos
Gold
2006 Queen Bee Jazz Abby Lee Miller DMP (Pittsburgh) 4th Runner-Up for Teen Miss
DEA (Pittsburgh) Platinum
NYCDA (Pittsburgh) Platinum
Stars of Tomorrow (Cleveland) Gold
Stars of Tomorrow Nationals (NYC) High Gold
Fire & Ice (Pittsburgh) 4th in Teen Solos
2007 Falling Lyrical Abby Lee Miller Fire & Ice (Pittsburgh) 1st in Teen Solos
1st in Overall Teen Division
NYCDA (Pittsburgh) did not place
DMP (Seven Springs) 2nd in 13-14 Solos
Platinum
Dance Masters of PA 2nd Runner-Up for Teen Miss Dance
Onstage NY (Pittsburgh) 1st in Advanced Teen Solos
Technique Award
Control Award
Platinum
Onstage NY Nationals (NYC) 1st in Advanced Teen Solos
1st in Teen Lyrical Solos
2008 Almost Lover Lyrical Abby Lee Miller Dance Masters of PA 1st in Age 15-16 Solos
DEA (Pittsburgh) 1st in Teen Solos
Overall Highest Scoring Routine of Competition
Fire & Ice (Pittsburgh) 1st in Teen Solos
1st in Overall Teen Division
Perfect Score
Diamond
JUMP (Pittsburgh) 1st in Teen Solos
NYCDA (Pittsburgh) Platinum
NUVO Nationals (Los Angeles) Senior Female BreakOut Artist
Onstage NY (Pittsburgh) 1st in Advanced Teen Solos
Lyrical Award
Platinum Award
Technique Award
StarSystems (Pittsburgh) 3rd in Teen Advanced Solos
YAGP (Chicago) Top 12 in Senior Men & Women Contemporary Dance Category
Variation from Don Quixote Ballet Cynthia Ridler & Peter Merz YAGP (Chicago) did not place
2009 Paper Skin Contemporary unknown DEA (Pittsburgh) 1st in Senior Solos
Platinum
DEA Nationals (NYC) 1st in Senior Solos
1st in Platinum Titanium Cup Competition
Overall Highest Scoring Routine of Competition
Dance Masters of PA 1st in Age 17-18 Solos
Fire & Ice (Pittsburgh) 1st in Senior Solos
1st in Overall Senior Division
Fire & Ice Nationals (Gatlinburg) 1st in Senior Solos
Break the Ice Winner
National Senior Miss Fire & Ice
JUMP (Pittsburgh) 1st in Senior Solos
High Gold
NYCDA (Pittsburgh) 1st in Senior Solos
Platinum
StarSystems (Pittsburgh) 3rd in Senior Advanced Solos
Platinum
Toughen Up Contemporary unknown NUVO Nationals (Los Angeles) unknown
Fire & Ice Nationals (Gatlinburg) National Break the Ice Winner
National Senior Miss Break the Ice
Diamond
Still Here Improv Self-Choreographed Fire & Ice Nationals (Gatlinburg) 1st in Senior Solos
Break the Ice Winner
Diamond
2010 Wild is the Wind Lyrical Self-Choreographed Applause (Pittsburgh) 1st in Senior Solos
Overall Highest Scoring Routine of Competition
Platinum
DEA (Pittsburgh) 1st in Senior Solos
1st in Overall Solos/Duets/Trios
Perfect Score
Dance Masters of PA 1st in Age 17-18 Solos
Judge's Choice for Outstanding Solo
Platinum
Fire & Ice (Pittsburgh) 1st in Senior Solos
Diamond
Intrigue (Pittsburgh) 1st in Senior Solos
JUMP (Pittsburgh) 1st in Senior Solos
You Rocked!
NYCDA (Pittsburgh) 1st in Senior Solos

Groups[edit | hide | edit source]

Year Dance Name Dance Style Choreographer Other Dancers Competition Place Awards
2007 P.S. Take Care of My Baby Lyrical Abby Lee Miller Crystal Jennings
Gianna Martello
Leah Pivorotto
Kaitlyn Reiser
Amanda Stelluto
Access Broadway (Pittsburgh) 1st in Age 13 & Over Diva Division Small Groups
Platinum
DEA Nationals (NYC) 1st in Young Senior Groups
Dance Masters of PA 1st in Age 13 & Over Groups
Fire & Ice (Pittsburgh) 1st in Senior Small Groups
1st in Overall Senior Division
Overall High Score Routine of Competition
Break the Ice
NYCDA (Pittsburgh) 1st in Senior Groups
1st in Senior Lyrical
1st in Overall Senior Division
Senior Critics Choice Award
NYCDA Nationals (NYC) Senior Critics Choice Award
Onstage NY (Pittsburgh) 1st in Advanced Senior Groups
1st in Overall Advanced Senior Division
Senior Critics Choice Award
Onstage NY Nationals (NYC) 1st in Advanced Senior Groups
1st in Advanced Senior Contemporary Performance
1st in Overall Advanced Senior Division
Senior Critics Choice Award
Tremaines (Pittsburgh) Overall Highest Scoring Routine of Competition
WCDE (Pittsburgh) 1st in Senior Groups
WCDE Nationals (Las Vegas) 1st in Senior Groups
Son of a Preacher Man unknown unknown Jessica Ice
Gianna Martello
Amanda Stelluto
Kristina Pendlenton
Leah Pivirotto
Theresa Moio
Kaitlyn Reiser
Crystal Jennings
Emily Burkhart
and others
Fire & Ice (Pittsburgh) 2nd in Senior Large Groups
Onstage NY (Pittsburgh) 1st in Advanced Senior Lines
2008 I'm Feeling Yummy from Head to Toe unknown unknown Emily Burkhart
Jessica Ice
Nina Linhart
Chelsea Shott
Alex McGee
Michaelina McGee
Fire & Ice (Pittsburgh) did not place
JUMP (Pittsburgh) 2nd in Teen Lines
NYCDA (Pittsburgh) Gold
StarSystems (Pittsburgh) 4th in Teen Advanced Small Groups
Sorry Lyrical Rachel Kreiling Alyse Keim
Gianna Martello
Leah Pivorotto
Kaitlyn Reiser
Chelsea Shott
Fire & Ice (Pittsburgh) 1st in Senior Small Groups
JUMP (Pittsburgh) 1st in Senior Groups
NUVO (Pittsburgh) Senior Best Nu Group Award
NYCDA (Pittsburgh) 1st in Senior Groups
1st in Senior Lyrical
1st in Overall Senior Division
Overall Highest Scoring Routine of Competition
Senior Critics Choice Award
Onstage NY (Pittsburgh) 3rd in Advanced Senior Groups
Platinum
StarSystems (Pittsburgh) 1st in Senior Advanced Small Groups
13 & Over Ultimate Achievement Award
WCDE (Pittsburgh) Overall Highest Scoring Routine of Competition
2009 Crossroads Lyrical unknown Jessica Ice
Gianna Martello
Kaitlyn Reiser
and 2 others
DEA (Pittsburgh) 2nd in Senior Groups
DEA Nationals (NYC) 3rd in Senior Groups
Dance Masters of PA 1st in Age 17-18 Groups
NYCDA (Pittsburgh) 2nd in Senior Groups
2nd in Senior Contemporary
2010 Be Italian Musical Theater unknown Taylor Ackerman
Elissa Berardi
Emily Burkhart
Jessica Ice
Nina Linhart
Brittany Pent
Stephanie Pittman
Elizabeth Rohm
DEA (Pittsburgh) 1st in Overall Groups/Lines/Productions
Fire & Ice (Pittsburgh) 1st in Senior Large Groups
1st in Overall Senior Division
Break the Ice
JUMP (Pittsburgh) Senior Best of JUMP Award
NYCDA (Pittsburgh) 1st in Senior Productions
1st in Senior Musical Theater
Counter Clockwise Contemporary unknown Emily Burkhart
Jessica Ice
Jesse Johnson
Nina Linhart
Brittany Pent
Stephanie Pittman
Elizabeth Rohm
JUMP (Pittsburgh) unknown scoring
NYCDA (Pittsburgh) 3rd in Senior Groups
1st in Senior Contemporary
WCDE (Pittsburgh) 1st in Senior Lines
5 Star Routine
Left in the Dark Contemporary Gianna Martello Taylor Ackerman
Emily Burkhart
Jesse Johnson
Chelsea Shott
Applause (Pittsburgh) 2nd in Senior Small Groups
Fire & Ice (Pittsburgh) did not place
Rack 'Em Up Jazz unknown Elissa Berardi
Emily Burkhart
Jessica Ice
Nina Linhart
Rachel Narasimhan
Brittany Pent
and others
Dance Masters of PA 2nd in Age 15-16 Small Groups
Fire & Ice (Pittsburgh) 1st in Teen Large Groups
JUMP (Pittsburgh) unknown scoring
Twilight Lyrical unknown John Michael Fiumara
Nina Linhart
Brittany Pent
DEA (Pittsburgh) unknown scoring
Fire & Ice (Pittsburgh) 2nd in Teen Small Groups
JUMP (Pittsburgh) Teen Best of JUMP Award
NYCDA (Pittsburgh) 2nd in Senior Groups
2nd in Senior Lyrical
WCDE (Pittsburgh) 1st in Senior Groups
1st in Overall Senior Division
5 Star Routine

Dance Titles[edit | hide | edit source]

  • Regional Junior Miss Dance Educators of America 2003
  • Regional NYCDA Junior Outstanding Dancer 2005
  • Regional NYCDA Teen Outstanding Dancer 2007
  • Regional JUMP Teen Female VIP 2008
  • Regional NUVO Teen Female Breakout Artist 2008
  • Regional NYCDA Teen Outstanding Dancer 2008
  • Regional WCDE Elite Teen Dancer 2008
  • National WCDE Elite Teen Female Dancer of the Year 2008
  • Regional NUVO Senior Female Breakout Artist 2009
  • Regional NYCDA Senior Outstanding Dancer 2009
  • National Fire & Ice Break the Ice Winner 2009
  • National Senior Miss Fire & Ice 2009
  • Regional JUMP Senior Female VIP 2010
  • Regional NUVO Senior Female Breakout Artist 2010
  • Regional NYCDA Senior Outstanding Dancer 2010
  • Regional WCDE Elite Senior Dancer 2010

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