The Kennedy Center

Kellye Gordon-Saunders



Biography

Kellye Gordon-Saunders began her ballet training at the Jones-Haywood School of Ballet in Washington, D.C., after which she went to Cannes, France, and spent two years at the Centre de Dance International-Rosella Hightower. On her return to the United States she was invited to join the Dance Theatre of Harlem (DTH), where she is a principal dancer. At DTH, Ms. Gordon has been featured in the Four Temperaments, Serenade, Dialogues, and dances the title role in Stravinsky’s Firebird Suite and DTH’s Creole Giselle. Ms. Gordon has also performed with Ballethnic Dance Company, the Maryland Ballet and in the Broadway production of The Red Shoes.
Kellye Gordon-Saunders