- Carlsbad, California
- Zamuel Ballet School
Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet
San Francisco Ballet School
- Company Membership
Joined the company as a member of the corps de ballet in 2009
Returned to the Company in 2017
Madison Keesler’s repertory includes Tomasson’s Giselle, Nutcracker, Romeo & Juliet, Swan Lake, Criss-Cross, Haffner Symphony, and Trio; Tomasson/Possokhov’s Don Quixote; Balanchine’s Coppélia, Divertimento No. 15, The Four Temperaments, Scotch Symphony, Serenade, Symphony in C, and Theme and Variations; Cranko’s Onegin; Fokine’s Petrouchka; Neumeier’s The Little Mermaid; Nureyev’s Raymonda—Act III; Page’s Guide to Strange Places; Possokhov’s Classical Symphony; Ratmansky’s Le Carnaval des Animaux; Robbins’ Glass Pieces and Opus 19/The Dreamer; Wheeldon’s Cinderella, Ghosts, and Number Nine; and Zanella’s Underskin.
Elsewhere, Madison danced Giselle in Khan’s Giselle and a solo created for her, Scarlett’s Variations on a Theme, for English National Ballet’s Emerging Dancer competition. Her repertory includes Bausch’s The Rite of Spring; Bournonville’s Flower Festival in Genzano; Deane’s Romeo and Juliet and Swan Lake; Eagling’s The Nutcracker; Forsythe’s in the middle, somewhat elevated; Khan’s Dust; Lacotte’s La Sylphide; Neumeier’s Daphnis and Chloe, Lady of the Camellias, The Little Mermaid, Nijinsky, Othello, and The Seagull; Nijinsky’s Le Sacre du printemps; Petipa’s Coppélia, Le Corsaire, and Swan Lake; Scarlett’s No Man’s Land; and Williamson’s Firebird.
As a guest artist, Madison danced Swanilda in Coppélia at NBA Ballet Company of Tokyo, Japan, and at several galas. She performed in the BBC documentary Darcey’s Ballerina Heroines (2014), Chris Mason Johnson’s feature film Test (2013), Yuri Zhukov’s dance film Aloft (2012), and Neumeier’s The Little Mermaid on PBS’ Great Performances (2011).
Madison was nominated as an Emerging Dancer at English National Ballet as well as for a Princess Grace Award.