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Theatre Education

Kelly has taught and directed in Shakespeare & Company's nationally recognized education programs for eight years, empowering actors from ages seven to twenty to embody Shakespeare's language and stories with ferocity and joy. As a graduate student at Boston University, she has been an Instructor of Speech Communication, and a Teaching Assistant for courses including Dramatic Literature, Directing, and Acting. She also served on the faculty of the Boston University Summer Training Institute, a pre-conservatory program for high school students, where she taught Acting and Devised Theater Ensemble.


Kelly has coached actors of every level of experience, in a variety of genres. She has a special interest in and knowledge of classical texts, with more than a decade of experience teaching, directing, and performing Shakespeare. She is particularly passionate about helping actors find textual clarity, personal connection, and their physical relationship to language. For more information on coaching, contact Kelly here.