Kelsey began dancing at the age of 3 and received her B.A. in music; vocal performance and a minor in dance from Columbia College Chicago. Some of her favorite roles include Belle in Beauty and The Beast, Amneris in Aida, and Sheila Franklin in Hair. She learned a great deal in Hollywood on Fox's American Idol season 9 where she made it to the top 50. She spent 2 years performing as a featured singer/dancer on Holland America Cruise Line, and was a featured singer in the Columbus Day Parade. Kelsey now performs full-time in New York City, where she also teaches yoga. She feels incredibly honored to be able to teach and learn from the students at The NY Dancers Studio!