Adrienne Kerr

Ballet Idaho Principal Dancer


Adrienne’s dance education began in Albuquerque and included internationally-recognized ballet company summer training programs. In YAGP competition, she earned multiple bronze honors before performing in New York finals.


After a full scholarship to Pacific Northwest Ballet School, Adrienne joined Ballet Idaho at age 17 where she was nominated for the prestigious Princess Grace Foundation Dance Performance Award. In addition to her study of principal roles with Gelsey Kirkland in New York, Adrienne has performed principal roles in Firebird, Don Quixote, Swan LakeThe NutcrackerA Midsummer Night’s Dream, and in numerous works by George Balanchine.

As a principal dancer, Adrienne’s notable roles include Anastos’ The Sleeping Beauty, RaymondaSwan Lake, and Ravel Concerto; Balanchine’s Concerto Barocco and Agon; Tharp’s Nine Sinatra Songs; Mineko-Williams’ Grey Horses; Amarante’s Love Fear Loss; Davidson’s Ambiguous Content and Ghost(Light) premiere; and Liang’s Cinderella. Most recently, she filmed Rowe’s Carnival of the Animals premiere and For Pixie.

Adrienne has also served as company dancers’ representative, Apolla Shocks Beta tester, Featured Professional for Russian Pointe brand, and performs with contemporary dance company Project Flux.

Teaching includes advanced ballet/pointe and jazz classes, Dance for Parkinson’s, and summer intensive courses throughout the northwest. Her select private students have been accepted to nationwide summer, collegiate, annual training programs, and professional companies.

Generously sponsored for the 2020.21 season by Sandra & Brent Fery.