Thomas E.S. Kelly is a proud Bundjalung and Wiradjuri man 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
Accumulation - Chunky Move
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