Madeline Matuska grew up in Rochester, New York, where she trained at the Draper Center for Dance Education, the official training school of Rochester City Ballet. She graduated with a BFA in Dance from the Alonzo King LINES Ballet BFA Program at Dominican University of California, during which Madeline performed at the Kennedy Center and was a 2014-2015 Dizzy Feet Foundation Scholarship Recipient. She has performed in works by Gregory Dawson, Hope Mohr, Robert Sher-Machherndl, Amanda Miller, Christian Burns, and Casey Thorne. Madeline joined ka·nei·see | collective in 2015.