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Performing Arts Faculty Member Choreographs Classic Bard Scene at the New Rep

Kelli Edwards, performing arts faculty member and choreographer of last year’s acclaimed on-campus production of Seussical, has just finished choreographing the ball scene in Romeo and Juliet, which opened at the New Rep Theatre in Boston September 18. This is the fourth New Rep show that Kelli has choreographed there, including Into the Woods in spring 2005.

Kelli earned a bachelor’s in fine arts from the University of Missouri and a master’s from Smith College. She has taught dance at schools and universities since 1993 in 2001 joined the Milton faculty, teaching dance and choreography. Kelli has served as artistic director for shows at the American Repertory Theatre in Boston, for Green Street Studio, the Portland Stage Company as well as the Peabody House Theatre in Somerville, Massachusetts.