Edward Stegge received his training on full scholarship at the San Francisco Ballet. He also received training at the School of American Ballet, Pennsylvania Academy of Ballet, Houston Ballet, and Pacific Northwest Ballet. He danced with the Colorado Ballet for ten seasons, dancing soloist and principal roles. He was a guest artist with Minnesota Dance Theater, under direction of the late Loyce Houlton, and has performed extensively throughout Japan. He returned to California in the Fall of 2000 and performed with Peninsula Ballet Theatre, Oakland Ballet, and with the San Francisco Opera Ballet. Since joining Diablo Ballet in the spring of 2002, Mr. Stegge has performed in works by Julia Adam, George Balanchine, KT Nelson, and Val Caniparoli. He has performed in The Soldierís Tale, both as The Soldier and as The Devil.