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. Devoted to a thoroughly handmade, DIY process, Keely’s work includes puppetry in miniature and enormous scales, immersive installations, imaginative ephemera, and interactive experiences. As a community engaged arts educator and Richmond’s current Artist-in-Residence, Keely creates and facilitates participatory and collaborative artwork with community members and organizations.
Deeply site-responsive and engaged with questions of place, home, and belonging, Keely's work aims to celebrate the potential for creativity and community in the place and people around her.
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.