Kellie is a New York City based dance teacher, fitness instructor and performer specialized in dancing, singing, and acting. Kellie earned her B.A. in Dance, as well as a B.A. in Psychology, at Marymount Manhattan College in New York City. Growing up she trained pre-professionally at Mid Maryland Performing Arts Center in Frederick, Maryland for 15 years and was a member of their performance company for 8 years. Here she trained in styles including ballet, modern, jazz, tap, musical theater, hip-hop, contemporary, and pointe. Kellie took part performing in various recitals, musicals, and competitions, as well as attending intensives around the U.S. including Broadway Theater Project I and II, Point Park International Summer Dance, and The Broadway Experience. Kellie has continued to train at dance schools across Manhattan including Broadway Dance Center, Peridance Capezio Center, Steps on Broadway, and Ballet Academy East.
Kellie has performed all over the world; some of her most notable performances include character dancing on Disney Cruise Line, an original Broadway choreography production of West Side Story, amusement park character roles and a number of concert dance shows and children's theater productions in NYC.
Kellie currently teaches dance fitness, barre, cardio toning, and stretch classes in New York at Dancebody and BodMod Fitness. She has taught movement focused classes to persons ranging in ages 3 to 93. She believes that dance and movement are essential to all and has dedicated her time and ability to spreading the joy they bring.