Mia Valeriote, from Southampton, PA, began her dance training at the age of three. She has been a part of The Lady Hoofers Youth Ensemble since 2016 and was promoted to an Apprentice in 2018. Additional credits include performing with Anthony LoCascio’s Youth Tap Company, Taplife Too, and Chloe and Maud Arnold’s Youth Tap Company, SoleTalk Youth. Her convention training includes NYCDA, Tremaine Dance Convention (Scholarship Recipient 2016), Big Apple Tap Festival (Scholarship Recipient 2018), Jersey Tap Festival (Scholarship Recipient in 2018), DC Tap Festival, (Scholarship Recipient 2018) and M.A.D.D. Rhythms Tap Summit (Scholarship Recipient 2019). Along with convention training, she regularly takes classes at Broadway Dance Center, while also training at her home studio.