Mia Snape (she/her)

San Francisco, CA

BFA Class of 2026

Where did you train?

I trained at San Francisco Ballet School for 11 years and also trained separately under Julianne Spratlin and Kristin Long. I have attended summer programs at the Royal Danish Ballet, ABT, Joffrey Ballet and Atlanta Ballet.

What inspires you?

An excellent meal, artists who commit their entire being to their art, moments when you understand a new perspective, and having a good conversation.

Describe yourself in three words.

Curious, Fluid, Reflective.

Tell us a fun fact about you.

I am an avid bread baker!

What does it mean to be a part of USC Kaufman?

Being a part of USC Kaufman means engaging in a space saturated with fresh ideas and talented artists. As a part of USC Kaufman, you are welcomed into an environment that encourages the exchange of knowledge gained through individual experience. I am given the freedom to navigate my identity through experimentation with new ways of communicating through movement.