Member – Marsha Kelly

Marsha has been involved in local theatre for many years as a choreographer, vocal coach, director, theatrical judge and coach. Her roles include: Cousin Hebe (HMS Pinafore), Gymnasia (A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum), and Ernestina Money (Hello Dolly) and others. Her choreography includes Anything Goes, Godspell, Cabaret, The Fantasticks, Honk Jr., Willy Wonka Jr., and many others. She currently choreographs vocal ensembles including Men’s and Women’s barbershop, High School choirs and theatre ensembles from Beaverton, Hillsboro and other districts. She has worked with Portland Civic Theatre, The Musical Company, Beaverton Civic Theatre and Hart Theater. The previous owner of Act 1 School of Dance for 16 years, Marsha currently teaches vocal music and theatre in the Hillsboro School District, is a dance/music/theatre judge, and competes in a barbershop quartet and chorus. She has a BA in Music Education with a certificate in dance and a Masters Degree in Education. Marsha lives with her husband, Dennis and has four boys who are all involved in the performing arts.

Marsha has been the Coreographer in the Light Opera of Portland’s:

  • Ruddigore (2015)