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Kim Kelley is a native Houstonian who has trained with teachers throughout our great city. She danced with the prestigious Steven Boyd Dance Company where she resided as Dance Director for three years. Additionally, she has trained extensively with great educators such as Frank Hatchett and Doug Caldwell, and is privileged to have studied personally with Savion Glover and performed with him at Jones Hall in the show “Outrageous Rhythms.” Mrs. Kim has also shared her innovative teaching style in Tap, Jazz, Musical Theatre, and Lyrical throughout the South and Midwest as a faculty member of DTI Dance Conventions, and has taught numerous master classes throughout the country.
Her choreography has been set on the Houston Metropolitan Dance Company, and she has been training dancers in Houston and the surrounding areas for over 25 years. Mrs. Kim brings something special to all her students as she shares her incredible passion in class and through her inspired choreography. Her love of teaching children the art of dance is both dynamic and very motivating. Her tireless dedication to her students was recently recognized when she was named the recipient of the LADM Jackie Sleight Dance Educator of the Year award in 2019. This is quite an honor and Mrs. Kim is so worthy of this award. We are so proud of her!!!
Currently Mrs. Kim resides as the Director of the award winning Progressions Elite Dance Company here at Progressions Performing Arts, where she is proud to have trained dancers who have gone on to dance and musical theatre programs in many prestigious colleges, as well as successful careers with Disney, The Rockettes, Houston Texans cheerleaders, and many company, industrial and film rolls. She calls our studio her second home and gives above and beyond to all the dancers who’s lives she touches. We love our Mrs. Kim!