Kelli began her career as a ballroom dance instructor and choreographer in Lexington, KY. She studied theater at the University of Kentucky while teaching and training at the Franklin Cottrell Dance Center. She continued her career as an instructor & choreographer in Los Angeles, where she specialized in teaching beginners and choreographing wedding dances in Culver City.
She is excited to be back in Kentucky and to be a part of Dance Louisville where she can share her love for dance in her home state.
Awards and Recognition:
- 2008 Music City Swing – 2nd Place Novice Hustle.
- 2008 Music City Swing – 5th Place Pro-Am West Coast Swing
Some Fun Facts About Kelli!
What’s your favorite dance style?
Hustle, West coast swing, and Tango! 🙂
What is one food you can’t live without?
Indian food is my favorite. Mexican is a close second.
Everyone sees you at the studio all the time…what are some things you like to do in your free time?
I love camping, hiking, cooking, canning, painting, drawing, interior designing, and thrift shopping.
Where is one place you’ve always wanted to visit?
What is your favorite color?
What is one thing you would tell someone thinking about starting dance…
I can’t only say one thing…
A. The hardest part is getting yourself to the studio
B. You’ll not only be comfortable your first lesson, you’ll have fun.
C. Park in the gravel! 🙂
Kelli always has a smile on her face and is one of the best people you’ll ever meet! Come visit Kelli and the rest of the Dance Louisville staff! Can’t wait to see you in the studio! 🙂