Kelsey is from Mesa, Arizona where she began dancing with her twin sister at the age of 4. Kelsey received her initial training with pre professional ballet company, Ballet Etudes, under the direction of Sharon Seder Meko. There she had many varied and unique performance opportunities including featured and solo roles over the years in original productions of the Nutcracker, Cinderella, Coppelia and Peter Pan.
Ms Bevington attended summer intensive programs with Pacific Northwest Ballet, School of American Ballet and Oregon Ballet Theater all under full scholarship. At the age of 16, Kelsey moved with her family to Washington state to further her training under full scholarship with Pacific Northwest Ballet, including two years in their Professional Division Program where she also trained under the instruction and tutorage of both Timothy Lynch and Alexandra Dickson.
While at PNB, Ms Bevington additionally had the opportunity to perform in ballets with the company such as Kent Stowell's The Nutcracker, Cinderella and George Balanchine's Western Symphony.
Kelsey spent a season performing with each Cincinnati Ballet and Nevada Ballet Theater prior to the invitation to join City Ballet of San Diego in 2015 where she danced as a full company member beginning in 2017. Additionally, Ms Bevington was also on the faculty with CBSD until retiring following the 2018 Nutcracker season. She remains a part of their Outreach Program at Hardy Elementary school where she teaches children considered high risk instilling discipline, respect, and fun through ballet.
Some of Kelsey's favorite roles in the past include Twyla Tharp's Sweet Fields with Pacific Northwest Ballet; Collaborating with Cirque de Soleil and performing as a "Tall Fairy" in Balanchine's/PNB Midsummer Night's Dream with Nevada Ballet; George Balanchine's La Source and Serenade with City Ballet San Diego and "Summer" in Geoff Gonzalez's Vivaldi's Seasons.