Meet Kenzie

Kenzie is from Eugene, Oregon and has been with Ballet Fantastique under the instruction of Donna Marisa and Hannah Bontrager since 2011. This was the beginning of her professional ballet training at the age of 15. With Ballet Fantastique, she has completed and passed five Vaganova technical examinations and is currently studying level VI-VIII. Kenzie has performed extensively with Ballet Fantastique in a number of contemporary ballet premieres, including: Zorro: The Ballet (with the LA-based band Incendio, premiere 2013 + 2018 performances); Tales from the Floating World (2014); The Book of Esther: A Rock Gospel Ballet (with Andiel Brown and the UO Gospel Singers, premiere 2014 + 2016 performances); in An American Christmas Carol (with Halie Loren, premiere 2014 + 2017 performances); The Odyssey (with live looping electric violinist Cullen Vance, premiere 2015); Cinderella: A Rock Opera Ballet (with Shelley & Cal and the Agents of Unity, 2015 performances); as Georgiana Darcy in Pride & Prejudice: A Parisian Jazz Ballet (with Gerry Rempel Jazz Ensemble, 2016 performances); and Aladdin: A Rock Opera Ballet (with Satin Love Orchestra, premiere 2017). She has also performed in multiple Ballet Fantastique academy productions since 2011. Kenzie danced her first company soloist role as Joan Cratchit in the 2017 production of An American Christmas Carol. Kenzie graduated from Thurston High School in 2014 and has since completed an associate's degree at Lane Community College.

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Eugene, OR

Ballet Fantastique: 
Here since 2011