Kelsie earned her degree in Theatre and film from the University of Kansas in 2008. Some of her roles include Sandra in Big Fish the Musical, Rose in Dogfight the Musical, Adelaide in Guys and Dolls, Evelyn in The Shape of Things, Meg in Little Women, Regan in The Bachelorette, Angelique in The Imaginary Invalid, Dina in School House Rock Live, Cinderella in Roger’s and Hammerstein’s Cinderella, Eve in Stephen Schwartz Children of Eden, and Susan in [title of show], Eva Peron in Evita, Lucy in Jekyll and Hyde, Brenda in Catch Me If You Can, Lucy the Slut in Avenue Q.
Kelsie was super excited to be chosen as a featured extra in Michael Bay’s Film, Pain and Gain. She is in a small court room scene at the end of the film with the funny and forever charming Rebel Wilson. It was a privilege to work with Michael Bay himself!
Kelsie’s musical directing credits include Little Shop of Horrors with Lamplight Theatre in Amarillo, TX, Spring Awakening at The Barn Players theatre in Mission, KS. West Side Story, Big River, Honk!, High School Musical and Hairspray with The Culture House in Olathe, KS. She recently directed her first full scale musical The Little Mermaid at The Culture House with a cast of 80 kids ages 7 -19 years old.
Kelsie teaches acting classes, music classes and private lessons through The Daniel Academy in Kansas City, MO.
Kelsie is an established voice over artist in Kansas City. She is the voice of the audio book 21 Ways to Find Mr. Right and she has fielded such clients as Worth Harley Davidson North, Hallmark, Bakers University, St. Mary’s, BMW San Francisco, BancAbility, Phiten, Studio 7 Casino, Vally View Financial, Winks Body Shop, CASA, Furniture Deals and MOCSA.
Kelsie traveled as a Dueling Piano Player for 6 years before deciding to take a break and settle down in Kansas City! You may have seen her at Ernie Biggs Westport & Branson or at Sgt. Pepper’s in Long Beach, CA. While living in Los Angeles Kelsie studied sketch comedy writing and stand up comedy.