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Choreographer, Dancer, Teacher

los angeles, CA, United States
Styles: Ballet, Contemporary, Jazz Funk Unions: SAG, AFTRA
http://www.danceplug.com/kelby-brown

Bio

KELBY BROWN WAS BORN AND RAISED IN ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI. HE BEGAN HIS PROFESSIONAL TRAINING AT WALNUT HILL SCHOOL OF THE ARTS AND LATER WENT ON TO STUDY AT THE SCHOOL OF AMERICAN BALLET, THE OFFICIAL SCHOOL OF THE NEW YORK CITY BALLET. KELBY PERFORMED WITH MANY BALLET COMPANIES INCLUDING HARTFORD BALLET, PENNSYLVANIA BALLET AND PACIFIC NW BALLET. HE ALSO PERFORMED LEADING ROLES IN WESTERN SYMPHONY, CONCERTO BAROCCO AND VALSE FANTASIE, WITH STATE BALLET OF MISSOURI AND BALLET CHICAGO. THROUGHOUT HIS CAREER, HE HAS WORKED AS A PRINT MODEL FOR AMERICAN AND ITALIAN VOGUE AND SHOT WITH NOTED FASHION PHOTOGRAPHER ALBERT WATSON. AFTER SIGNING ON WITH ONE OF THE TOP DANCE AGENCIES IN LOS ANGELES, KELBY WAS INVITED TO PERFORM THE FEATURED ROLE, "OISEAU" IN CIRQUE DU SOLEIL'S LAS VEGAS PRODUCTION OF "MYSTERE". AFTER MIGRATING TO THE WEST COAST KELBY DANCED ONE OF THE LEAD ROLES IN THE LOS ANGELES OPERA'S PRODUCTION OF A, " MERRY WIDOW". ONE OF THE BIGGEST HIGHLIGHTS OF HIS CAREER CAME WHEN HE WAS ASKED TO BE A CHARTER MEMBER OF CELINE DION'S HIGHLY ACCLAIMED LAS VEGAS PRODUCTION OF "A NEW DAY", WHERE HE WORKED WITH FRANCO DRAGONE AND MIA MICHAELS. CURRENTLY KELBY IS VERY HAPPY TO BE MAKING THE TRANSITION TO THE PRODUCTION SIDE OF THE BUSINESS AS A CHOREOGRAPHER. SO FAR HIS WORKS INCLUDE THE OPENING NUMBER FOR THE 2007 NICKELODEON KID'S CHOICE AWARDS, WITH JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE AND A SOON TO BE RELEASED WARNER BROTHERS FEATURE FILM, "SPRING BREAKDOWN". KELBY HAS DONE MANY MUSIC VIDEOS, INCLUDING USHER'S "POP YOUR COLLAR", AS WELL AS MANY LIVE INDUSTRIALS, COMMERCIALS AND FEATURE FILMS. HE MOST RECENTLY SHOT A PILOT WITH DIRECTOR PHIL VALENTINE. KELBY IS VERY EXCITED TO MAKE HIS DEBUT WITH THE LOS ANGELES CHAMBER BALLET!

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Film & Television

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Gags (Sitcom Pilot) Brandeaux (Series Reg.) Dir. Phil Valentine
Spring Breakdown Choreographer Warner Brothers
Concession Stand Woes Miles Dir. Johnnie Smith
Good Day Live LA Guest Box Fox
Kid's Choice Awards w/Justin Timberlake Choreographer Nickelodeon
Transformers 2 Hunter Dir. Michael Bay
The Dance Flick Dancer Chor: Dave Scott

Television

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World Music Awards w/Celine Dion Principal ABC
Oprah Winfrey w/Celine Dion Dancer ABC
CBS Special Live w/Celine Dion Principal CBS
Wayne Brady w/Celine Dion Principal ABC
Prime Time Monday w/Celine Dion Dancer ABC
The Today Show w/Celine Dion Principal NBC
MTV House of Style Dancer/Model MTV
SYTYCD w/LADY GAGA Dancer FOX
Scream Awards w/Kerli Dancer Chor: Sonya Tayeh

Music Video

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Usher, "Pop Your Collar" Dancer Chor. Michael Rooney

Dance

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Celine Dion, "A New Day" Principal Chor. Mia Michaels
Celine Dion, Elton John & Jerry Seinfeld Dancer H.E.A.R.T. Benefit
Cirque Du Soleil, "Mystère" Principal Chor. Debbie Brown
Endless Shock Featured Dancer TOHO CO./Japan
American Choreography Awards Dancer Chor. Allan Johnson
The Merry Widow Principal Los Angeles Opera
Dr. Pepper Industrial Dancer Chor. Frank Boehm
Ballet Chicago Principal Dir. Dan Duell
Los Angeles Ballet Dancer Dir. Colleen Neary/Thordal Christensen
Los Angeles Chamber Ballet Dancer Dir. Raiford Rogers

Stats

Gender 
Male
Age Range 
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Hair Color 
Brown
Hair Length 
Buzzcut
Eye Color 
Brown
Sizing System 
Height 
6'0"
Suit/Dress 
40R
Shirt 
15 1/2-35
Inseam 
Bust 
Waist 
31
Hips 
Shoe 
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Glove size