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Arizona Opera Cast Members & Creatives

Chelsea Rose Neiss

Chelsea returns to Arizona Opera for her second production after premiering with the company in Ariadne Auf Naxos last season. As a dancer, she has worked with such companies as Disneyland Resorts, Attack Theatre, Atlanta Opera, Pittsburgh Opera, the Dayton Contemporary Dance Company, Kraken Still and Film, and has also freelanced as a Burlesque performer. Chelsea has a passion for arts education and sharing her love of dance, and has taught at studios across the nation. Her own works have been showcased at Beta Dance Festival, Breaking Ground Contemporary Dance Festival, and she has choreographed for Southwest Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. Other shows she has had the pleasure of choreographing include Desert Foothills Theatre’s production of Zoni nominated In The HeightsDisaster The Musical, Annie Get Your Gun, and Zoni nominated Sound of Music. Chelsea is thrilled to be continuing her journey through dance working on her own projects, performing, and being a mother to her sweet boy. She is a Phoenix native with a Bachelor Degree in Dance from California State University - Fullerton.