Mr. Kinsella is a multi-award winner Bay Area actor, singer, and voice teacher, and is also the Artistic Director for Broadway Repertory Theater, Broadway under the Stars, and Candlelight Cabaret Dinner Theater. He has been directing musicals and plays for over two decades and has made teaching children his life passion.
It is his philosophy that great lessons can be learned in a nurturing environment.
Mr. Kinsella feels a student who is experienced in theater work can express themselves clearly and confidently throughout their life.
Shelly has been a member of Brentwood Teen Theater since its inaugural production of You're a Good Man Charlie Brown in 2004. She began choreographing for BTT in 2008 and has worked on 20+ shows with the company since then.
She graduated from UC Irvine with a BA in Drama and choreographs for numerous teen and adult production companies in the Bay Area, including Broadway Repertory Theater. She recently won 2 Shellie Awards for Outstanding Choreography and Special Contribution to the Performing Arts.
When she isn't choreographing, Shelly spends her free time performing in the area and has been seen in such musicals as Annie, How to Succeed in Business, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, and Oliver, among many others.