Central Illinois Ballet Company Members
Rhea Sky Keller-Principal Female Artist
A native of Eureka, Illinois, Ms. Keller trained with the Cornerstone Academy for Performing Arts and the Peoria Ballet. She received additional training with summer intensive programs at BalletMet, Houston Ballet and the Saratoga Summer Dance Intensive. Ms. Keller competed at the Boston International Ballet Competition and the Youth America Grand Prix where she placed in the top twelve in the Senior Contemporary Division in Chicago, IL. She has been a guest artist with Cornerstone Academy in the roles of Clara and Sugarplum in The Nutcracker. Ms. Keller performed in Peoria Ballets productions of The Nutcracker, Romeo and Juliet, Giselle, and Paquita. As a member of the Rochester City Ballet, she danced the Magical Doll, Italian Ice, and Merliton in The Nutcracker, and The Summer Fairy in Cinderella, as well as roles in Jamey Leveretts Bravo! Colorado, New York Cityscapes, Bill Evan's work for Tim, and George Balanchine's Serenade.
Ms. Keller's performances with Central Illinois Ballet are sponsored by Anton and Pam Bommersbach.