Kelly Myernick Kubin (Dance) received her early ballet training at The Susquehanna School of Ballet in Oneonta, New York and later Springs City Ballet in Colorado Springs, Colorado. In 1996, she accepted a scholarship to become a full-time student at Houston Ballet’s Ben Stevenson Academy, receiving the Michael Wasmund Memorial Award upon graduation in 2000. She joined Houston Ballet as an apprentice in July 2000 and retired as a First Soloist in December 2014. Ms. Kubin was also fortunate enough to perform with other Houston based dance companies including Hope Stone Dance and Dominic Walsh Dance Theatre. Ms. Kubin is currently teaching with the Ben Stevenson Academy, Vitacca Dance Project, and Hope Stone. She is also a frequent guest speaker for Houston Ballet’s Education and Outreach department. Ms. Kubin spends the majority of her time with her new baby girl Edie and husband Kyle Kubin.