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.
The Nutcracker Presented by Frisch’s Big Boy, now in its 45th annual season, returns to the Music Hall from December 13 through 24, 2018. This year, the production has grown in a big way! Joining the cast is a brand-new character, based on the world’s most famous hippo – ‘Fiona.’ Cincinnati Ballet and Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical […]