Kelsey grew up in Athens, Alabama, where she began her training under the direction of Beth Cannon and Julie George. She continued her studies at the University of Alabama, graduating in 2012 with a BS in Dance Performance and Choreography. At UA, she performed leading roles in The Nutcracker, La Bayadère, Les Sylphides, and Jose Limon's There is a Time. After graduation, Kelsey joined Atlanta Ballet as a Fellowship dancer. She has had performed with the Company in Michael Pink's Dracula, Christopher Wheeldon's Rush, and Atlanta Ballet's Nutcracker. She also danced the featured roles of Ponytail Girl in David Bintley's Carmina Burana and the Rose Soloist in Annabelle Lopez Ochoa's Requiem for a Rose. Kelsey thanks her family for their continuous love and support. She looks forward to learning and growing with Atlanta Ballet.
Kiara began her ballet training at age 6 in Cary, North Carolina at Cary Ballet Conservatory. She spent summers training at Boston Ballet, Saratoga Summer Dance Intensive and Pacific Northwest Ballet. After graduating from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Kiara was awarded a full scholarship to continue her training as a Professional Division student at the Pacific Northwest Ballet School. She performed with Pacific Northwest Ballet in the corps of George Balanchine’s Le Baiser de la Fée and Copellia, and in Kent Stowell’s Nutcracker. Outside of ballet, she enjoys music and arts and crafts. Kiara thanks her parents, sisters and all of her friends for their support and looks forward to her first season with Atlanta Ballet.
Kelly grew up in Spokane, Washington where she began her classical training under the watchful eyes of Dodie Askegard and Peggy Goodner-Tan. She furthered her studies with summer intensives at such companies as Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet and Atlanta Ballet. She then moved to Atlanta to join Atlanta Ballet Centre for Dance Education’s Fellowship Division, where she has enjoyed performing countless times with the Company in performances such as David Bintely’s Carmina Burana; Christopher Wheeldon’s Rush; James Kudelka’s Four Seasons; and Atlanta Ballet’s Nutcracker, Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty, and Don Quixote choreographed by John McFall. Memorable highlights since joining the program include performing the principle roles in Donald Mahler’s Cinderella and Bruce Wells’ Snow White. Kelly is looking forward to her first season as an apprentice.
Pablo was born in Puebla, Mexico. After moving to the U.S. he began training with Amy Rose in Libertyville, Illinois and studied additionally at the Boston Ballet School. He continued his training at the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University and graduated in 2010 with a BS in Ballet Performance with an Outside Field in Communications and Culture. At IU, under the direction of Michael Vernon, he danced leading roles in works by Frederick Ashton, George Balanchine, Agnes de Mille, Matthew Neenan, Twyla Tharp and Violette Verdy. Prior to joining Atlanta Ballet, Pablo performed and toured with the Joffrey Ballet of Chicago as a trainee. Pablo made his Atlanta Ballet debut as a featured dancer in Wayne McGregor’s Eden/Eden. He has since danced in James Kudelka’s The Four Seasons and The Man in Black and Christopher Wheeldon’s Rush. Pablo looks forward to another incredible season with the Atlanta Ballet and wishes to thank his family for their wonderful support.