Monica Giragosian received her training at the Maryland Youth Ballet, the Washington School of Ballet and the Kirov Academy of Ballet. She also attended summer programs at American Ballet Theatre in New York and the Kaatsbaan International Dance Center. In 2008, Monica placed in the Top Twelve Women at the Youth America Grand Prix regional competition, and in 2009, she was a New York City Finalist. Monica joined BalletMet Columbus as a trainee in 2009 where she performed in productions including Swan Lake, Gerard Charles’ The Nutcracker and Cinderella, and David Nixon’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. With American Repertory Ballet, Monica has performed a number of principle roles in Douglas Martin's Nutcracker including the Sugar Plum Fairy and the Snow Queen, as well as Juliet in Douglas Martin's Romeo and Juliet, and Emily in Philip Jerry's Our Town. This is Monica's fourth season with ARB.
In 2008, Giragosian placed in the Top Twelve Women at the Youth America Grand Prix regional competition, and in 2009, she was a New York City Finalist.