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Briana Blair Kelly is a multidisciplinary artist and dance educator in Buffalo, NY. She holds a BFA in Musical Theatre from SUNY Fredonia and an MFA in Choreography and Performance from SUNY Brockport. Kelly is an Adjunct Lecturer in Dance at SUNY Fredonia, where she teaches various technique and theory classes each semester. She is also a Senior Lecturer in Dance at Niagara University, where she teaches Jazz, Irish, and Tap. Kelly is the Founder/Artistic Director of ROCeltic, a Rochester based dance company. She is also a freelance musical theatre choreographer and photographer (BriBlairKell Photography).




Recent choreographic credits: Amalgamation (2023), When Expectations Fade, I Find Me (2023), Sondheim Tribute Review (2023), The Yellow Turtle (2023), Mary Poppins (2023), Bye Bye Birdie (2023), Phil Billy Trio (2022), You're A Good Man Charlie Brown (2022), The Story We Carry In Oue Bones (2021), The Wild Swans of Coole (2021), The TIdes Between Us (2021), Warrior Women (2021).

Recent performance credits: Nazareth University's World Music and Dance Festival (2023), ROCeltic: Hybridity, Identity, and Roving Irishness (Rochester Fringe 2023),  Niagara Celtic Festival (2023)Dances at MuCCC (2023), Canandaigua Culture Festival (2023), Genesee Country Village and Museum's Celtic Faire (2023), Finger Lakes Celtic Festival (2023), Cobblestone Lunchtime Concert (2023), ROCeltic: The Stories We Carry In Our Bones (Rochester Fringe 2022), ROCeltic: A Poet's Song and Dance (Rochester Fringe 2021)

Current projects: ROCeltic, Fredonia Dance Ensemble

Upcoming performances: March 15 Cobblestone Arts Center, March 16 V-Pub in Canandaigua, May 18 Finger Lakes Celtic Festival 

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