Kelly Hashemi, dance portrait

Kelley Hashemi

Kelley Hashemi grew up in Little Rock, Arkansas where she studied ballet before going on to pursue degrees in engineering. Since then she has performed a range of roles with several companies before settling in the Bay Area and joining Peninsula Ballet Theatre in 2018. Her repertoire with PBT includes the Sugar Plum Fairy (and occasional Rat King) in The Nutcracker, a stepsister in Greg Amato’s Cinderella, the title role in Giselle, the Swan in The Carnival of the Animals, and other works by choreographers including Chloé Watson and Ron Cunningham.