- Childrens Program, Classical Ballet Program
Maureen Kelly began her training at Santa Barbara Ballet Center in California where she studied under Denise Rinaldi (FISTD, Cecchetti Examiner) and Michelle Hulse (RAD Examiner). While there, she earned marks of Highly Commended and Honours on both her Cecchetti and RAD exams (Grades and Majors), and performed as a member of The Santa Barbara Festival Ballet. To supplement her training, she attended summer programs at Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet and Boston Ballet.
Kelly relocated to Boston in 2004 to continue studying at Boston Ballet School. In addition to her training, she performed with the School ensemble and in Boston Ballet’s The Nutcracker, worked for the Education and Community Initiative’s CityDance program, and became a teacher’s assistant. She returned to Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet in August 2007 for a teachers’ workshop led by Marcia Dale Weary and Darla Hoover along with Melinda Howe and Leslie Hench.
In September 2007, Kelly joined the faculty of Boston Ballet School and currently teaches in the Classical Ballet Program as well as continuing to work with CityDance.