Kelsey Harrison

Kelsey Harrison attended summer intensives at the NYSSSA School of Ballet, the Chautauqua Institute, The Rock School, and American Ballet Theatre before joining the pre-professional division of Boston Ballet. As a graduate student with Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, she toured with the company in Terrence Orr’s The Nutcracker and was a bride in Ben Stevenson’s Dracula. She apprenticed with North Carolina Dance Theatre performing in Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux’s Nutcracker and The Sleeping Beauty. Now in her 7th season with Portland Ballet, Kelsey has been featured as Nikiya in La Bayadere, Hermia in Nell Shipman’s A Midsummers Night Dream, Myrtha in Giselle, and the Sugar Plum Fairy in the Victorian Nutcracker.