Company Ballet Mistress
Kelly Lamoureux began her dance training in Riverside, California at the age of five. At age twelve she accepted a year-round full scholarship at the National Ballet School in Toronto, Canada where she stayed for five years dancing in productions of Swan Lake, Giselle, La Bayadere, and Serenade. Kelly also had the opportunity to dance in Balanchine’s Symphony in C with National Ballet of Canada and after graduating from The National Ballet School, danced in San Francisco Ballet’s The Nutcracker.
Returning to Southern California, she danced for two years with California’s Riverside Ballet in many principal roles and was a frequent guest artist with several regional companies in the Inland Empire. In 1996, Kelly joined the Inland Pacific Ballet where she danced for nine seasons. As a Principal Dancer with the company she danced in many roles including Myrtha in Giselle, Waltz Girl in Balanchine’s Serenade, Odette in Swan Lake and the Sugar Plum Fairy and Dew Drop Fairy in The Nutcracker. While with IPB Kelly was also fortunate to work with Auturo Fernandez on his premiere of the ballet Dracula as well as with Janek Schergen on Choo San Gogh’s Beginnings.
Kelly became a certified Pilates instructor in 1998. She is on faculty at the Inland Pacific Ballet Academy and is Ballet Mistress for the Inland Pacific Ballet. She is also on faculty at Riverside Community College where she teaches ballet, Pilates, Kinesiology for Pilates/Dance and is Co-Director of the RCC Pilates Certification Program.