Kelby Brown's picture

Choreographer, Dancer, Teacher

los angeles, CA
United States

Bio

Kelby scored simultaneous achievements on stage, film and in the television world. Kelby has performed with some of the biggest stars in entertainment including Lady Gaga, Madonna, Usher and he choreographed the feature film, " Spring Breakdown", starring Parker Posey and SNL's stars Amy Phoeler and Rachel Dratch.  Some of his most outstanding dance accomplishments include roles with Ballet Chicago, State Ballet of Missouri, Hartford Ballet,  Los Angeles Ballet Company and the Metropolitan Opera in Lincoln Center.  Kelby also danced a principal role in Los Angeles Opera's production of a Merry Widow, and as the "Oiseau", in Cirque du Soleil's Las Vegas production of "Mystere". The biggest highlight 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 Director,  Franco Dragone and choreographer,  Mia Michaels. He can be seen in the feature film, The Dance Flick, Transformers 2, SYTYCD, (dancing alongside Lady Gaga), Gossip Girl and the hit HBO series, Weeds. He has also worked with some of the top choreographers in the business including Mia Michaels, Dave Scott, Michael Rooney, Sonya Tayeh, Stacy Tookey and Tony Testa. Kelby has  made appearances on  MTV's House of Style, Good Day Live LA, the Today's Show, World Music Awards and Oprah Winfrey. Choreography credits include MTV’s “Awkward”, the opening number of the 20th anniversary Kid's Choice Awards, starring multi-platinum selling recording artist, Justin Timberlake and Opera Noire's homage to the legendary Arthur Mitchell, founder and director of Dance Theatre of Harlem.  Kelby Brown began his professional dance and entertainment career at a young age, and successfully parlayed his experiences into choreography and teaching both nationally and internationally. Kelby has been on the dance faculty with Celine Dion, and at the infamous Edge Performing Arts Center in Los Angeles, Millenium Dance Complex in LA, the prestigious Broadway Dance Center in NY, as well as The School of Ballet Chicago, State Ballet of Missouri and Champs Charter High School of Performing Arts. He has taught on numerous dance conventions including Dance Masters of America, The Pulse,  LA Dance Force and Urban Jamm. Kelby trained at Walnut Hill School of the Arts in Boston and continued his training at the School of American Ballet, (the official school of the New York City Ballet). At the same time, he also studied hip hop, jazz, tap and contemporary. Kelby went on to build a career that includes everything from principal roles with classical ballet companies to film, television, choreography and hosting credits. Kelby continues to work as a dancer, actor and choreographer in numerous live industrials, commercials, stage and tv/film productions.

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Film & Television Col 1 Film & Television Col 2 Film & Television Col 3
Gags (Sitcom Pilot)Brandeaux (Series Reg.)Dir. Phil Valentine
Spring BreakdownChoreographerWarner Brothers
Concession Stand WoesMilesDir. Johnnie Smith
Good Day Live LAGuest BoxFox
Kid's Choice Awards w/Justin TimberlakeChoreographerNickelodeon
Transformers 2HunterDir. Michael Bay
The Dance FlickDancerChor: Dave Scott
Television Col 1 Television Col 2 Television Col 3
World Music Awards w/Celine DionABCPrincipal
Oprah Winfrey w/Celine DionABCDancer
CBS Special Live w/Celine DionCBSPrincipal
Wayne Brady w/Celine DionABCPrincipal
Prime Time Monday w/Celine DionABCDancer
The Today Show w/Celine DionNBCPrincipal
MTV House of StyleMTVDancer/Model
SYTYCD w/LADY GAGAFOXDancer
Scream Awards w/KerliChor: Sonya TayehDancer
Music Videos Col 1 Music Videos Col 2 Music Videos Col 3
Usher, "Pop Your Collar"DancerChor. Michael Rooney
Dance Col 1 Dance Col 2 Dance Col 3
Celine Dion, "A New Day"PrincipalChor. Mia Michaels
Celine Dion, Elton John & Jerry SeinfeldDancerH.E.A.R.T. Benefit
Cirque Du Soleil, "Mystère"PrincipalChor. Debbie Brown
Endless ShockFeatured DancerTOHO CO./Japan
American Choreography AwardsDancerChor. Allan Johnson
The Merry WidowPrincipalLos Angeles Opera
Dr. Pepper IndustrialDancerChor. Frank Boehm
Ballet ChicagoPrincipalDir. Dan Duell
Los Angeles BalletDancerDir. Colleen Neary/Thordal Christensen
Los Angeles Chamber BalletDancerDir. Raiford Rogers

Stats

Gender 
Male
Hair Color 
Brown
Hair Length 
Buzzcut
Eye Color 
Brown
Height 
6'0"
Suit/Dress 
40R
Shirt 
15 1/2-35
Waist 
31