A Marietta native, Sean-Tristan Steigerwald trained at the Academy Dance Company and Roswell Dance Theatre. He received additional training at the Nutmeg Conservatory, Houston Ballet, and Orlando Ballet. Sean earned a B.F.A. from University of North Carolina School of the Arts in 2010, where he trained with world-renowned artists Melissa Hayden and Gerald Freedman. While at UNCSA, he performed roles in Raymonda, Rodeo, and West Side Story.