Madison Young was born in Utah, USA. She received her education at Ballet West Academy and Houston Ballet Academy in Texas. After attending the Prix De Lausanne in 2016, upon receiving the Beau Riviage Palace 2nd place Award, she accepted an apprenticeship for Houston Ballet in the season 2016/17, where she was promoted to group dancer in 2017. For the season 2017/18 she joined the Wiener Staatsballet as a Corps de Ballet dancer under direction of Manuel Legris. In 2018 she was promoted to Soloist and in 2019 to First Soloist. With the beginning of the season 2020/21 she joined the Bayerisches Staatsballet as a First Soloist. In December 2021 she was promoted to Principal.

(Information as of 2023)

Beau Riviage Palace 2nd place Award 2016

Debuts with the Bayerisches Staatsballett
Myrtha in Giselle (J. Coralli/J. Perrot/M. Petipa)
Giselle in Giselle (J. Coralli/J. Perrot/M. Petipa)
Moyna in Giselle (J. Coralli/J. Perrot/M. Petipa)
Dancer​​ in Paradigma: With a Chance of Rain (L. Scarlett)
Soloist Couple in Jewels: Diamonds (G. Balanchine)
Odette/Odile in Swan Lake (R. Barra)
Cinderella in Cinderella (Ch. Wheeldon)
Dancer in Passages: Pictures at an Exhibition (A. Ratmansky)
Soloist in Passages: Affairs of the Heart (D. Dawson)
Charlotte in Swan Lake (Ray Barra)
Juliet in Romeo and Juliet (J. Cranko)
Miranda in Tchaikovsky Overtures (A. Ratmansky)
Hippolyta/Titania in A Midsummer Night’s Dream (J. Neumeier)
1st Solo Couple in Jewels: Emeralds (G. Balanchine)
2nd Solo Couple in Jewels: Emeralds (G. Balanchine)
Soloist in Paradigma: Broken Fall (R. Maliphant)
Nikiya in La Bayadère (P. Bart, M. Petipa)
Dancer in Schmetterling (S. León, P. Lightfoot)
Alice in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (C. Wheeldon)
Principal in Le Parc (A. Preljocaj)
Tatjana, Daughter of Madame Larina in Onegin (J. Cranko)