Victoria Baldesarra (born July 28, 1998) portrays Michelle on The Next Step.


Victoria was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada to Cherlann and Tulio Baldesarra.[1]

She started dancing when she was three years old because she was so energetic, and was also part of Team Canada's dance team, which earned Bronze in 2010 when they went to Lolington.[1] Victoria's two favourite styles of dance are jazz and hip-hop.[1]


Victoria auditioned for The Next Step when she was almost thirteen.[2]

Personal life

Victoria has an older brother named Alec.

Victoria has a cat named Mia[1] and had a cat named Tiggy who passed away.[3]


  • Victoria loves soccer.[1]
  • Victoria ships Jiley and Micheldon.[4]
  • She was supposed to be named Lauren.[5]


Kathy Riley season 3 episode 13 "Look at that painting!"

To view the Victoria Baldesarra gallery, click here.

External links


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Buzz - Victoria Baldesarra. Family. Retrieved on August 28, 2015.
  2. The Permanent Rain Press Interview with Jennie Pappas, Isaac Lupien and Victoria Baldesarra. Youtube (March 24, 2015). Retrieved on January 23, 2016.
  3. Victoria Baldesarra on Twitter: "He's giving me the evil stare, rude tiggy" Twitter. Retrieved on March 16, 2016. 
  4. The Next Step cast answer your questions - Part 2 (contains spoilers) - YouTube. YouTube (Jan 8, 2016). Retrieved on January 10, 2016.
  5. The Next Step Live: The Movie. Wikia. Retrieved on April 26, 2016.