Thomas E.S. Kelly is a proud Bundjalung and Wiradjuri man of Queensland and New South Wales, Australia with      Ni-Vanuatu, Irish and British heritage. He studied at NAISDA Dance College and graduated in 2012. Thomas is an artist that works with multiple art forms which include choreography, dance, theatre, music composition, puppetry and teaching. Thomas' performance credits include;

 

                    Long Grass                           -                  Vicki Van Hout

                    Les Festivities Lubrufier            -                  Vicki Van Hout

                    Am I                                 -                  Shaun Parker & Company

                    Trolleys                             -                  Shaun Parker & Company

                    Dinosaur Zoo                         -                  ERTH Visual & Physical Inc.

                    1770: A Tale Not Often Told          -                  Founding Modern Australia

 

Thomas creates work that offers audiences an opportunity to learn about Aboriginal Australia and where that fits into to the modern world. Acknowledging the past, to understand the present, to better the future, knowledge is a source of power and it must be shared. Thomas choreographic credits include;

 

                    [MIS]CONCEIVE                        -                  Thomas E.S. Kelly

                    CO_EX_EN                             -                  Thomas E.S. Kelly

Thomas won a Green Room Award for Outstanding Choreography by an Emerging Artist/Choreographer for his work [MIS]CONCEIVE.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photo Credits: Kate Holmes