Holly Lynn Fusco
Corps de Ballet
Holly Lynn Fusco, a native of West Bloomfield, MI, began training at the age of seven. During this time, she guest performed with American Ballet Theater for their production of Swan Lake and with Ballet Internationale for their production of The Nutcracker. Ms. Fusco attended numerous summer programs on full scholarship including Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet, Chautauqua Institution, The Harid Conservatory, Miami City Ballet, and Suzanne Farrell's Cedar Island Program. She was also a 2002 Youth American Grand Prix Regional Finalist.
Ms. Fusco continued her professional ballet training with the Miami City Ballet under the direction of Edward Villella, with Nancy Raffa, Truman Finney, Carter Alexander, and Geta Constantinescu. After performing with the company as a student for three seasons, Holly was offered a student apprenticeship with the company in 2006. While with Miami City Ballet, Ms. Fusco performed in numerous productions including George Balanchine's Symphony in C, Serenade, Symphony in Three Movements, Western Symphony, Twyla Tharp's Push Comes to Shove, and Villella's Don Quixote.
Ms. Fusco joined Pennsylvania Ballet as an Apprentice in 2007 and was promoted to the Corps de Ballet in 2009. She has performed principal roles in Annabelle Lopez Ochoa's Requiem for a Rose (Rose Girl), William Forsythe's The Vertiginious Thrill of Exactitude, Christopher Wheeldon's Swan Lake (Pas de Trois) Matthew Neenan's Carmina Burana (Red Ladies), and George Balanchine's Agon (First Pas de Trois). Ms. Fusco has also been featured in John Cranko's Romeo and Juliet (Clowns), Agnes de Mille's Rodeo (Kansas City Girl), Hans van Manen's Five Tangos, George Balanchine's Four Temperaments (Melancholic), Raymonda Variations (Variation I) and George Balanchine's The Nutcracker™ (Lead Marzipan).