Keelie Sheridan

Keelie A. Sheridan- Director of Education and Development, On-Camera 1, Physical Theatre/Devising Intensive

Keelie works as a theatre-maker, actor, dancer, photographer and teaching artist. She has studied at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, the Stella Adler Studio, HB Studios and the Niall O’Leary School of Dance. She holds a MFA in Acting from Brooklyn College and was a 2016 George J Mitchell Scholar, which enabled her to receive a MFA in Theatre Directing at Trinity College Dublin/ The Lir Academy.

Keelie has worked extensively as a theatre, dance and creative writing teaching artist in public schools in Brooklyn and the Bronx. She competed in the 2009 Irish Dance World Championships and has appeared in world premieres and reprised works by playwrights including Charles Mee, Ben Gassman, Paul Ketchum, Elizabeth Irwin and Mac Wellman, along with several independent feature length films and pilots.

Keelie has been a company member of the Void Theatre Company of NYC and the Blessed Unrest training ensemble. She is the Producing Artistic Director of The Ume Group and recently directed ‘by wing, fin, hoof or foot’ with the Ume Group Ensemble. Her work is largely physical and often lives at the intersection of dance and theatre.