Elizabeth Harrison was born and raised in Hong Kong, where she started dancing at the age of four. She attended Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, first in the gifted young dancer program and then in the full-time ballet program where she performed in works such as Les Sylphides, Flower Festival, Paquita, The Four Temperaments and Persistent Memory. Harrison won the Hong Kong Dance Competition in the ballet category in 2007 and 2009. She attended the University of Oklahoma, majoring in Ballet Performance and minoring in International Relations. There she has performed in The Nutcracker as Sugar Plum Fairy and Dew Drop Fairy, Someday Sideways by Jock Soto, La Vivandière, Cinderella, Swan Lake, Raymonda, Lakmé and many other roles by various choreographers. One of her most recent tours was with Oklahoma Festival Ballet company, which performed in the Haydn Festival in Eisenstadt, Austria.
Victoria and Cincinnati Ballet Take National Stage for Gender Equity A dancer’s transformation into choreographer is a deeply personal journey. For Cincinnati Ballet Artistic Director Victoria Morgan, it started at a friend’s birthday party. “It was a fluke,” Morgan recalls. “While I was a dancer with the San Francisco Ballet, we decided to do choreography […]