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Kelly Downing

Kelly Downing

Kelly  Downing

After graduating from Doreen Bird College with a National Diploma in Musical Theatre, Kelly’s theatre credits include; Original West End Cast Ensemble Hamilton (Victoria Palace Theatre); Olivier Awards 2018 with Hamilton (Royal Albert Hall); Royal Variety Performance with Hamilton (London Palladium); Sentebale Gala with Hamilton (Victoria Palace Theatre); Original Cast Ensemble in Bodyguard (Germany); the role of Joule, understudied and played the roles of Buffy and Ashley in 25th Anniversary of Starlight Express (Germany); Ensemble/Understudy Patty and Frenchy in Grease (UK Tour); Ensemble/Understudy Cinderella in Cinderella (Aylesbury Theatre); Ensemble in Dick Whittington and Aladdin (Belgrade Theatre)

Kelly has has also performed alongside Olly Murs as a dancer at The Brit Awards 2012 (O2 Arena); Medal ceremony presenter Grandstand (BBC2); Dancer for Our Town Story (02 Arena); Skater for New Balance for a corporate event; Skater for advert H&M Christmas; Joule on the 25th Anniversary Cast Recording of Starlight Express (Germany); Skater and Dancer for advert Hunky Dorys; Buffalo is How We Roll (Ireland)

Teaching for professional schools across the country including: Doreen Bird, LIPA, Laine Theatre Arts, CentrePointe, Bodyworks and PineapplePPA. Kelly says, “I get a lot of enjoyment out of seeing students develop and learn to make their way into the industry”