Abigail Simon trained at The School of American Ballet and performed with American Ballet Theatre prior to dancing for ten years with Chicago’s Joffrey Ballet (principal roles in The Merry Widow, Tarantella, Night, Kettentanz, Reflections, and many others). Simon has worked with such renowned choreographers such as Wayne McGregor, Christopher Wheeldon, and Benjamin Millepied. In the spring 2016 Abigail reprised the role of Louise to critical acclaim in Houston Grand Opera’s production of Carousel directed by Rob Ashford. She also appeared in the 2014 season with the Lyric Opera as a principal dancer in Capriccio with Renee Flemming. In recent years, she has performed throughout America in over 30 Nutcracker productions as the Sugar Plum Fairy. Other recent roles include Juliet in Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet (Vienna).
After performing as an actress off-Broadway at the La Mama Theatre in Stig Dalager's I Count the Hours, she was invited on Broadway to perform a specially choreographed solo by Gillian Lynne celebrating Phantom of the Opera as Broadway’s longest running show. In 2014, Abigail signed as an Ambassador/Capezio artist and now routinely models internationally, and is recognized as an international guest speaker, teacher and ballet coach.