Joined KCB in 2016
Kelsey Ivana Hellebuyck received her ballet training at the San Francisco Ballet School, where she spent 11 years (five on a full merit scholarship). At age 16, she joined Boston Ballet as a member of the Corps de Ballet. With Boston Ballet, she performed numerous ballets by George Balanchine, Marius Petipa, Jorma Elo, and Jiri Kylian, among others. Some of her featured roles included Arabian in The Nutcracker, Peasant Pas de Deux and Moyna in Giselle, as well as Little Red Riding Hood in The Sleeping Beauty.
She then joined Pennsylvania Ballet for the 2012/2013 Season and has performed numerous works with the PA Ballet, including Angel Corella’s Don Quixote(Mercedes), William Forsythe’s Artifact Suite and The Second Detail, Jiří Kylián’s Forgotten Land, George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker™ (Coffee), Serenade, Stravinsky Violin Concerto, The Four Temperaments, Concerto Barocco and Emeralds/Diamonds from Jewels, Alexei Ratmansky’s Jeu de Cartes, Christopher Wheeldon’s Swan Lake, Jerome Robbins’ Fancy Free as well as The Concert, and Liam Scarlett’s Asphodel Meadows.
Ms. Hellebuyck has appeared as a model in publications such as Improper Bostonian and The Boston Globe, Pointe Magazine as well as in the Ballerina Project and other advertising campaigns. In 2010, The Boston Globe named her one of the 25 Most Stylish Bostonians.
In 2016, Ms. Hellebuyck was asked the honor of performing “La mort du Cygne” (The Dying Swan) for MANNA’s Shut up & Dance Benefit performance.