Faryn Kelly

Costumer, SE Campus

School Administration, The Washington School of Ballet - THEARC Campus, Washington School of Ballet, School Staff

Faryn Kelly is a multi-disciplinary freelance artist currently based in Washington, DC. Originally from Lexington, KY, Faryn graduated with a BFA in Dance from Wright State University in Dayton, OH. In DC, Faryn previously served as the lighting supervisor at Dance Place, and has worked with DMV companies in lighting design (PrioreDance, haus of bambi, Orange Grove Dance, Flying V, Jane Franklin Dance), costume design (Tariq Darrell O’Meally, American University, Heart Stück Bernie, Jamison Curcio and Shanice Mason, darlingdance, ReVision Dance Company), and stage management (The Kennedy Center, Mosaic Theatre, Studio Theatre, Coalescence, Dumbarton Arts and Education).  Faryn was selected as one of the 2020 New Releases Festival choreographers, was a scholarship student in 2022 for the ATLAS choreography program at Impulstanz in Vienna, Austria, and is an FY2024 DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities Fellowship Program awardee. Among her favorite things are travel, instant film, haute couture, space, and chocolate covered espresso beans.