Introducing the Leader of the
Winter/Spring 2015 Training Ensemble...
A professionally trained Irish Step dancer, Keelie has traveled to Ireland, Canada and across the US with the Wild Irish Acres School of Irish Dance. She currently dances with the Niall O'Leary School in Manhattan. A truth-based-fibber since the second grade, Keelie has studied at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, the Stella Adler Studio, HB Studios and recently swindled a MFA in Acting from Brooklyn College.
Keelie has developed drama programming for children and adults with developmental disabilities at Brooklyn's Block Institute. She has taught dance, drama, creative writing and performance with the YWCA of NYC and Community Word Project in public schools in Brooklyn and the Bronx. She currently teaches at the Brooklyn Arts Exchange (BAX) and the Brooklyn Apple Academy.Her first full-length one-woman show, A Woman in Progress, premiered at La MaMa E.T.C.'s Club in January 2011. Keelie's directorial debut film, Father's Day, will shoot in August of 2014 in Amsterdam, NY. She's currently working on a TV pilot set in NYC and exploring her experiences with Hurricane Sandy in a full-length play. Keelie was named a 2016 George J. Mitchell Scholar and will travel to Dublin, Ireland in the fall of 2015 to study Theatre Directing at Trinity College/ The Lir.
For The Ume Group, Keelie participated in the Fall 2013 "Red Ball" Training Ensemble and will soon be appearing in Dream Dances.
What is The Ume Group's "Training Ensemble?"
Audition notices will be posted next week, with appointments scheduled January 4 - 7.