Kelly Mansfield AISTD
Kelly started to dance at the age of three at the Barrett Smith School of Dance in Royston. At the age of twelve, after appearing in professional pantomime at the Gordon Craig Theatre, Kelly went to train at a Performing Arts School in Suffolk and from here performed in some music videos.
Kelly furthered her training at the age of sixteen with a 3 year Professional Performers Course at Laine Theatre Arts gaining Associate Teaching Qualifications with Honours in Ballet, Tap, Modern and a diploma in Dance.
After college she went on to work in many European countries and performed in the largest Casino in Europe. In London Kelly had the privilege of Performing ‘Chorus Line’ for Marvin Hamslisch. Then she went on to be a Dance Captain, then a Dancer Supervisor for Carnival Cruise Lines. Gaining knowledge of all technical aspects of theatre and being responsible for the installation of production shows.
In 2012 she performed in the Planet Hollywood Casino Las Vegas in a Burlesque review show.
Recently Kelly has had the opportunity to be part of workshops taken by Broadway choreographers and producers, and has worked with Paul Roberts a top UK choreographer.
More recently she was Production Manager and Company Manager for a touring show called ‘West End Experience’ and worked with West End choreographers.
Kelly is pleased to be joining the Stage Right teaching team and hopes to give the pupils a joy for performing like she has, learning new skills, and progressing with enjoyment being the number one element.