Fiona Kirkland


Fiona grew up in NJ, where she started ballet at age 10 under Carolyn Clark at New Jersey School of Ballet. They attended summer programs at Joffrey Ballet, Washington ballet, Boston Ballet, Sarasota Ballet, and Ballet Austin. In 2013 she continued her training under Gelsey Kirkland at Gelsey Kirkland academy. While at GKA, Fiona was selected to perform with the Mikhailovsky Ballet at the Koch theater in Lincoln Center as part of their American tour.

Fiona continued their training at Ballet Academy East, studying under Darla Hoover, and working with many acclaimed teachers such as Peter Frame, Wendy Whelan, Gonzalo Garcia, and Elizabeth Walker. After graduating from BAE, she spent two years as a Trainee at Cincinnati Ballet under the tutelage of Sarah Hairston, Dawn Kelly, and Zach Grubbs, and danced in several company productions including Romeo and Juliet and Peter Pan. Fiona then spent a year as an apprentice with Ballet Tucson where she danced in Balanchine’s Concerto Barocco and Russian Demi in Serenade. Outside of ballet, they enjoy taking photographs, rock climbing, and sailing as much as they can!