Kelly Strange hails from Detroit and, at nineteen, moved to New York and began her career as a professional dancer and actress.
Her credits include commercial and print modeling, numerous theatrical productions, extensive work on television including several soap operas, commercials, an early MTV video and the NBC drama “Do No Harm”. She also appeared in the film Lucky Numbers which was shot in the mid-state. Kelly is a member of Actor’s Equity Association (AEA) and Screen Actor’s Guild/American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA).
Kelly has choreographed hundreds of dance numbers for studios in the mid-state; for the dance company at Dickinson College, industrials, and several musical revues. She has enjoyed teaching Master classes in the fields of tap, jazz and theater dance in Virginia, Michigan, and throughout the Central Pennsylvania. She also taught 4 semesters and an adjunct professor of jazz dance at Dickinson College. She is proud to have been a substitute teacher of theater dance classes at New York’s famed Broadway Dance Center – a hub for dance students from around the world. Kelly oversaw the tap, jazz and theater dance department for a pre-professional studio for 22 years and was the Artistic Director of a commercial dance studio for 16 years.
She has choreographed for Hershey Area Playhouse, Theatre Harrisburg, Oyster Mill Playhouse, The Playhouse at Allenberry, and for Open Stage. Her work has also been seen in a few of the local high school’s spring musicals – primarily CASA’s (Capital Area School for the Arts.)
Kelly’s students have gone on to perform off-Broadway, in National and International tours, in regional theaters, on cruise ships, and have obtained degrees in theater and dance from colleges and universities.