St. Louis Missouri
Patzius Performing Arts
Midwest Ballet Theater
Kentucky Ballet Theatre
Joined the company as Trainee II member in 2021
Kelly Hill is from St. Louis, Missouri. She began her training at Patzius Performing Arts, a family owned studio, and has trained there for the past 15 years. In her teens she attended several summer intensives including St. Louis Ballet (on scholarship), Nashville Ballet, and Louisville Ballet. At 12, Kelly became a member of the studios affiliated pre-professional company, Midwest Ballet Theater. She rose through the ranks and progressed to company principal, dancing roles such as Clara, Snow Queen, and Dewdrop Fairy, as well as many lead roles in company original choreographies. Kelly’s repertoire includes a variety of both classical and contemporary works. Some of her favorites include White Swan variation, Medora Variation, Aurora Vision Variation, and Esmeralda, among others. Kelly will be joining Kentucky Ballet Theater as a student trainee for the 2021-2022 season and is excited to participate in upcoming performances.