Megan Kimball began her formal ballet training at Kansas City Ballet School, where she danced as a student apprentice with the company and performed in both The Nutcracker and Giselle. She completed summer programs at Jillana, School of American Ballet, and San Francisco Ballet, and studied at the summer intensive programs for both Miami City Ballet and Pacific Northwest Ballet on full scholarship. After high school, Kimball danced in Pacific Northwest Ballet’s professional division, performing with the company in The Nutcracker. The following year she studied on full scholarship at San Francisco Ballet School and performed with the company in both The Nutcracker and Swan Lake. She then spent a year with The Washington Ballet’s studio company, where she performed roles in The Nutcracker, Carmina Burana, and the premieres of The Little Prince and Matthew Neenan’s Quick Bright Things.
Kimball received a bachelor’s degree from Harvard University, where she graduated with honors. During the summer of 2011 she taught ballet to students of all ages at Miller Marley School of Dance in Kansas City. She also choreographed a piece for their youth ballet company entitled “Allonge” which they performed in Spring 2012.