is an interdisciplinary artist who holds a BFA in Theatre Performance from Simon Fraser University. Her art practice incorporates intricately handmade objects with immersive, innovative theatre creation. She is also a community engaged arts educator for children and youth in both theatre and visual arts.
Recent projects include Paper Dream, Apocalypse Parade, New Narratives, Wonders of the Ancient World, Invisible City, Hold On Tightly, and Elk Walk.
Keely's practice is devoted to a thoroughly handmade, DIY process, featuring puppetry in miniature and enormous scales, immersive installations, extravagant costume creation, imaginative ephemera, and shadow puppetry. Deeply site-responsive, with unexpected use of space and structure, Keely's work aims to celebrate the potential for creativity and wonder in the everyday.
is a theatre artist with a BFA in Theatre Performance and a Certificate in Sustainable Community Development from Simon Fraser University.
Her artistic practice includes: Grotowski inspired physical theatre, clown, dance, devised theatre, performance art, producing, and directing. She has studied with Penelope Stella, Steven Hill, DD Kugler, Raina von Waldenburg, David MacMurray Smith among others. Her artistic practice is a unique blend of experimental contemporary theatre, site-specific community engaged arts, and somatic performance techniques.
She is also a budding community engaged theatre artist with experience working in the Downtown Eastside neighbourhood. She is interested in using theatre as a place of encounter to question the status quo and to evoke empathy, agency, and imagination.