Lily Krisko

Joined ARB: 2022

Hometown: Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania

Lily Krisko was raised in Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania and began her formal ballet training at the age of 10.  Growing up, she trained at Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet in Carlisle, Pennsylvania under the direction of Marcia Dale Weary. While at CPYB, she had the honor to perform roles such as Sugar Plum in George Balanchine’s Nutcracker, Juliet in Alan Hineline’s Romeo & Juliet and Lead Russian Girl in George Balanchine’s Serenade. Lily attended many summers at Miami City Ballet as well as Ballet Academy East, CPYB and Philadelphia Ballet. She was then invited by Angel Corella to become a trainee with Philadelphia Ballet on full scholarship. While at Philadelphia Ballet, Lily performed Snow and Flowers in George Balanchine’s Nutcracker, 1st Regiment in George Balanchine’s Stars and Stripes and Swan Corps in Angel Corella’s Swan Lake. This is Lily’s first season with American Repertory Ballet.