Dawn Gierling Milatin
Dawn Lydia Gierling Milatin was born and raised in Melbourne, Florida. She began her training at Erika’s School of Dance, and Space Coast Ballet Academy. She then danced with the Senior Company of Florida Arts and Dance Company under Loretta Miller, Apprenticed with Cornerstone Dance Company, toured with Arrows International, and performed with AjkunBT. Afterwards, she continued her training on scholarship at The Harid Conservatory before moving to NYC in 2011 to join Gelsey Kirkland Ballet.
Some of her highlighted roles while with GKB include; Venus in GKB's premiere of Stealing Time, Kitri in Don Quixote, Aurora in Sleeping Beauty, Maria in Petipa’s Cavalry Halt, Anthony Tudor’s The Leaves are Fading Pas de Deux, Marie in The Nutracker, and Columbine in Petipa’s Harlequinade.
After making appearances in various performances of NYTB, Dawn officially joined NYTB together with her husband Erez Milatin, in 2017.