Elizabeth Keller

Ballet

Biography

Elizabeth Keller was born in Dubai, UAE and started her ballet training at the Royal Academy of Dance in London, England. After moving back to the United States, Elizabeth continued her training at Ballet Center of Houston in Houston, TX under the direction of Victoria Vittumn and Gilbert Rome. At age fifteen, she was invited to train at the Rock School of Pennsylvania Ballet on full merit scholarship. Elizabeth danced with the Pennsylvania Ballet for two seasons and was coached extensively by “Prima Ballerina Asoluta,” Violette Verdy. Elizabeth then joined Miami City Ballet under the direction of Edward Villella where she danced corps de ballet, soloist and principle roles for ten seasons. While in Miami, Elizabeth also taught on the full time ballet faculty at Miami City Ballet School as well as was appointed Children’s Ballet Mistress for Balanchine’s The Nutcracker from 2009-2012. She helped run and was on the faculty at the New York State Summer School of the Arts (NYSSSA) for six summers. Elizabeth joined the Ballet Idaho company and Academy in the 2014/15 season.